Phuket Muslim community thrives on ecotourism

Although much of the island is becoming highly commercialised, one community is using ecotourism to get ahead.

By Somchai Huasaikul and Samila Naranode in Thalang

February 22, 2013


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Photo Essay

Mariyah Nibosu, whose husband was shot dead in 2009 by unknown gunmen, stands outside her home in September 2013 in the state-run 'widows' village' of Rotan Batu, 20km from Narathiwat. "Women suffer a lot here," she said. "But we are strong. We have to feed our children by ourselves. We have to survive." [Christophe Archambault/AFP]

As Thailand's Deep South insurgency drags on, families suffer, persevere