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» Moo Yong is the nickname of an 18-year-old male suspected of murdering Niran Soisoongnoen, a 25-year-old new graduate. Niran's body was found buried along a road that he was travelling en route from Bangkok to his home province of Chaiyaphum. Shortly before he died, he phoned his mother to say he would be coming home for Songkran soon and that he missed her cooking.
» 'You don't want to go down there," lamented one colleague. "There's bloody running street battles." It was Monday, May 18, 1992, and peaceful protests on the streets of Bangkok had taken an ominous turn. Military security personnel had opened fire on protesters the previous night, and Thailand's struggle to free itself from a seemingly endless cycle of military dictatorship was rapidly spiralling out of control.
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