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15 June 2009

Bernama (Malaysia)

BANGKOK — The Thai government has been asked to end the creation of armed civilian defence volunteer forces and supply of firearms to civilians in the restive southern Thailand as it had led to greater insecurity and ethnic polarisation among the population. The Nonviolence International (Southeast Asia) said Bangkok's strategy of expanding civilian volunteer forces and substituting and deregulating purchases of firearms by civilians to address the violent conflict... (

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