Sunai Phasuk, senior researcher on Thailand in Human Rights Watch's Asia division, has specialized expertise in political, security and foreign policy analysis in the context of human rights and democratization in Thailand and Burma. His recent works include extensive investigation and analysis of violence and human rights abuses in Thailand's conflict-ridden southern border provinces. He is regularly called on to give commentary on those topics by governmental bodies in Thailand, embassies, and international agencies, including the United Nations, the European Commission, and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations.
Before joining Human Rights Watch, Phasuk worked as an advisor at the Thai Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs, and a spokesperson of the Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development. Phasuk graduated from University of Warwick's politics and international studies department. He speaks Thai.
Multimedia AlJazeera, People & Power, "Thailand's Tropical Gulag" (January 2011) AlJazeera, Witness, "South Thailand Separatist Movement" (September 2007) AlJazeera, 101 East, "Southern Thailand Special" (September 2007)
- CommentaryPublished in The Bangkok Post
- CommentaryPublished in The Irrawaddy
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Violence against Students, Teachers, and Schools in Thailand’s Southern Border Provinces
Insurgent Attacks on Civilians in Thailand’s Southern Border Provinces
Enforced Disappearances in Thailand’s Southern Border Provinces
The War on Drugs, HIV/AIDS, and Violations of Human Rights
Thai Policy Towards Burmese Refugees and Migrants