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Govt extends ISA in 5 districts for a year

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The cabinet resolved Friday to extend the enforcement of the Internal Security Act (ISA) in five southern districts for another year. 

The hour-long meeting, chaired by Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, approved the one-year extension of the ISA covering four districts of Songkhla - Na Thawee, Saba Yoi, Thepha and Chana - and Mae Lan district in Pattani.

Nine cabinet ministers joined the meeting including Deputy Prime Minister Chalerm Yubamrung, Foreign Minister Surapong Tovichakchaikul, Deputy Prime Minister and Education Minister Phongthep Thepkanchana, Defence Minister Sukumpol Suwanatat and Interior Minister Charupong Ruangsuwan.

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