On the Streets of a Divided Thailand

Violent conflict gripped central Bangkok in April and May 2010, leaving 91 dead, and deep political scars. Life on the streets appears on the surface to be back to normal, but profound concerns remain. Although the unrest was widely covered by international media, little is truly known about Thai perceptions of the crisis. In this slideshow, Thais from Bangkok’s diverse communities speak about their greatest concerns and hopes for their country’s future. Read more in The Asia Foundation’s second national survey of the Thai electorate, one of the most comprehensive public perception surveys since the political unrest. By In Asia editor Alma Freeman.

Related locations: Thailand
Related programs: Conflict and Fragile Conditions
Related topics: Subnational Conflict