Haze in 9 northern provinces reaches critical stage


JANJIRA PONGRAI,
PRAPAPORN KREUNGEW,
KANNIKA WIJITSAKOLKAN
THE NATION

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CHIANG MAI: -- As the haze from outdoor burning worsened in the nine upper northern provinces, despite the January 21 Cabinet's 100-day resolution banning burning until April 30, representatives of Karen hill tribes in Chiang Mai and Lampang provinces filed a complaint with the National Human Rights Commission's (NHRC) sub-panel on land and forest, claiming the ban violated their rights.

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