Rosewood poaching is a recurrent crime, but the forest monk's 120-rai forest is special. Above, military and forestry officials show a rosewood smuggling bust in Trat province in January of last year. Photo Panumas Sanguanwong/Bangkok Post

Thai monk appeals for help in lone fight against loggers

Elderly monk claims his appeals to police weren’t properly followed up and the logging gang targetting the hundreds of trees surrounding his temple are now threatening him

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Rosewood poaching is a recurrent crime, but the forest monk's 120-rai forest is special. Above, military and forestry officials show a rosewood smuggling bust in Trat province in January of last year. Photo Panumas Sanguanwong/Bangkok Post
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