Southern Peasant Federation of Thailand (SPFT)
Case HistoryStatus: Attempted Killing
Dam Onmuang is a land rights defender and member of the Southern Peasant Federation of Thailand (SPFT). The defender has been a strong advocate for community land and natural resources management for marginalised people in Thailand. He has played a vital role in his capacity as the community coordinator in the Santi Pattana community, by taking the lead in negotiating in land disputes with palm oil companies and the authorities, so as to protect and safeguard the community’s guardianship of the land and natural resources.