A member of the security forces keeps watch as Thai Muslims pray in Narathiwat province on March 15, 2016. File photo: AFP
A member of the security forces keeps watch as Thai Muslims pray in Narathiwat province on March 15, 2016. File photo: AFP
Malaysia

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Can Thai separatists and Bangkok agree on peace in talks brokered by Malaysia?

  • On January 11, the Barisan Revolusi Nasional and other Malay-Muslim separatist groups from Thailand’s southern provinces hope to seek a peace deal with Bangkok
  • While Malaysia is a trusted party due to its success in mediating in similar conflicts in the Philippines, it faces some heat over its appointed facilitator

Topic |   Malaysia
A member of the security forces keeps watch as Thai Muslims pray in Narathiwat province on March 15, 2016. File photo: AFP
A member of the security forces keeps watch as Thai Muslims pray in Narathiwat province on March 15, 2016. File photo: AFP
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