Safe zones sought in south Thailand conflict

Protection demanded for women and children who are often the victims as Muslim separatists begin to target public areas.

    Women and children are increasingly being killed by Muslim separatists in southern Thailand.

    The fighters have changed their tactics recently and are now detonating bombs in busy public places such as markets and convenience stores.

    Al Jazeera's Veronica Pedrosa reports from Pattani, where safe zones for women and children are now being demanded.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Visualising every Saudi coalition air raid on Yemen

    Visualising every Saudi coalition air raid on Yemen

    Since March 2015, Saudi Arabia and a coalition of Arab states have launched more than 19,278 air raids across Yemen.

    Lost childhoods: Nigeria's fear of 'witchcraft' ruins young lives

    Lost childhoods: Nigeria's fear of 'witchcraft' ruins young lives

    Many Pentecostal churches in the Niger Delta offer to deliver people from witchcraft and possession - albeit for a fee.

    Why did Bush go to war in Iraq?

    Why did Bush go to war in Iraq?

    No, it wasn't because of WMDs, democracy or Iraqi oil. The real reason is much more sinister than that.