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By Nicholas Bennett

ISBN-10: 1847284884

ISBN-13: 9781847284884

This is often the tale of 1 man's 40 yr odyssey operating to assist decrease 3rd international global poverty, and provides desire to a couple of the main morginalised and exploited humans on the earth. all through his lengthy occupation Nicholas Bennett labored in essentially the most distant and hard areas on this planet, confronted common coups and revolutions, when while elevating his kin.

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Many thousands of students fled into the forests in the north and north east of the country to join the Communist Party of Thailand in its armed struggle against the mili- 52 ALL IN THE CAUSE OF DUTY tary Government. It was clear that the repressive activities of the Government resulted in some of the most serious divisions ever to occur in Thai society, divisions which took more than a decade to heal. Three books that I had written were amongst the 129 titles banned by the new Government, and whenever they were found they were publicly burned.

This was followed by an animated discussion of the week-old newspapers, and of local personalities and politics, and a second cup of tea. Tired out from the exertions of these discussions, the land reform experts would all have an afternoon nap on their desks in the sun. Once more they would be shaken awake by their peon for their afternoon tea, thereafter would pack away their files and return home from a hard day at the office, without being bothered by any visit from the public. The peon would then drag the furniture back into the building, lock up, and return home himself.

Violence was in the air. A large demonstration took place outside the campus from where the most active students came, and the military were itching for revenge. Many of us tried to defuse the situation by arranging for monks to surround the demonstrating students, but were too late to prevent a military attack. In the ensuing battle several hundred young people were killed, and a repressive military government took over. All pretence at conciliation was dropped, with the immediate arrest of around eleven thousand activists who were jailed throughout the country, most of who had done little more than organise to protect their rights against those who were stealing their land or from policemen and other officials who had been misusing their power.

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