A group of conservationists has renewed their protest against a controversial housing project for judicial officials at the foot of the Doi Suthep mountain in Chiang Mai due to a lack of progress in the case.
The group said buildings should be dismantled and the plot of land should be returned to the Treasury Department.
It threatens to mount a major rally if the matter is still ignored.
Thirasak Rupsuwan, coordinator of a network fighting to reclaim the Doi Suthep forest area, said the group launched a campaign against the project on April 29, 2018.
In September that year, the Supreme Court President at the time said the land was to be returned to the Treasury Department, he said.
However, in 2020, the department refused to take back the buildings and the land, claiming there was no law authorising it to take delivery of household items, such as air conditioners,…