This screenshot from the Facebook live-stream of Thai soldier Jakrapanth Thomma. Photo: AFP
This screenshot from the Facebook live-stream of Thai soldier Jakrapanth Thomma. Photo: AFP
Thailand

One year after Thai soldier’s mass shooting, promises of military reform have not materialised

  • Sergeant Major Jakrapanth Thomma, enraged by a shady business deal involving his commanding officer, killed 31 people at a shopping centre in Korat
  • Despite initial pressure to address corruption within the barracks, critics fear the Thai military is too deeply enmeshed in politics and business

This screenshot from the Facebook live-stream of Thai soldier Jakrapanth Thomma. Photo: AFP
This screenshot from the Facebook live-stream of Thai soldier Jakrapanth Thomma. Photo: AFP
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