Voices of the dammed: Locals living near the site of the planned Mae Wong dam project are being subjected to abuse and intimidation from some within their own communities

Thong feels lost in both senses of the word. After being told the plan to build a dam on the nearby Mae Wong stream had been revived, the cassava farmer, who preferred to use a pseudonym, feels defeated in his campaign to oppose the project. He is also unsure of which direction his life will take in the wake of the decision.