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  1. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai army raids Rohingya smugglers' secret camp near Malaysian border

    Posted Jan 11th 2013, 12:00am by Alan Morison

    ... Chutima Sidasathian and Alan Morison in Phuket Thai army raids Rohingya smugglers Thai authorities have raided a secret transit camp for ethnic Rohingya on the border with Malaysia, after ... (HK$24,000) in the sting operation in Padangneza district, in the southern Thai province of Songkhla. People smugglers tout Rohingya as cheap labour on farms and fishing boats, with the Muslim ...

  2. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Bangkok urges Israel to relocate Thai workers away from Gaza Strip

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 03:59pm by Agence France-Presse in Bangkok

    ... Israeli police said a Thai farm labourer, Narakorn Kittiyongkul, died on Wednesday when a projectile fired from Gaza struck the greenhouse where he was working in the southern part of the country. ...

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    Thailand and Cambodia agree to quash crackdown ‘rumours’ after worker exodus

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 04:00pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse in Bangkok After rumour of crackdown on illegal workers sparks mass exodus of migrants, neighbour agrees with junta on steps to reassure labourers Cambodia helps quash ... Cambodian labourers. The numbers of labourers fleeing home soared after the Thai military regime warned last week that illegal foreign workers face arrest and deportation. The junta has since ...

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    200 'Turkish refugees' rescued from Thai slave camp turn out to be Uygurs

    Posted Mar 14th 2014, 04:00pm by Reuters and Chutima Sidasathian and Alan Morison

    ... Uygurs rescued from slave camp Some 200 people rescued by police from a human trafficking camp in southern Thailand are suspected to be Uygur Muslims from Xinjiang, Thai police sources said yesterday. They were discovered late on Wednesday at a rubber plantation in a hilly area where at least three camps used by smugglers of Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar were identified last year. Those ...

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    Thai police find secret camp of 200 suspected ‘Turkish refugees’

    Posted Mar 13th 2014, 09:42pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Bangkok The asylum seekers were discovered hiding in a rubber plantation in the country's deep south Thai police find secret camp of 200 'Turkish refugees' Thai police have discovered about 200 suspected Turkish refugees at a secret camp in the country's deep south, officials said yesterday, describing the case ...

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    Thai anti-government protesters close camps as number of supporters fall

    Posted Feb 03rd 2014, 11:25am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Bangkok Protest camps close as numbers fall Thai anti-government protesters who have been camped out in north Bangkok packed their tents and marched downtown yesterday ... in north Bangkok where Yingluck and two senior ministers had been holding a meeting and cut through a barbed-wire fence. They later dispersed. The protesters closed camps at two of the seven big ...

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    Police rescue hundreds of Rohingya from camp in Thailand

    Posted Jan 28th 2014, 01:38am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Bangkok Hundreds of Muslim refugees from Myanmar found at remote camp after reports about human-trafficking ring in Southern Thailand Police rescue Rohingya at camp Thai police have rescued hundreds of Rohingya Muslims from a remote camp in a raid prompted by reports of human trafficking, officials said yesterday. Police detained 531 men, women and children ...

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    Don't call this a coup, say Thailand's military rulers

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 11:23pm by BLOOM

    ... stations. It ordered more than 300 people to report in, including politicians, protesters, journalists and academics. Those who report are held in army camps for up to a week; those who don't ...

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    Thai ex-PM Yingluck held in ‘safe place’ as opposition to coup grows

    Posted May 24th 2014, 10:46am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Bangkok Aide to former prime minister denies that she is being held in a military camp; Senate dissolved Detained Yingluck in a 'safe place' Former Thai prime minister ... camp," the aide said. The army said King Bhumibol Adulyadej had acknowledged the takeover, a significant formality in a country where the monarchy is the most important institution. The US State ...

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    Thai court takes on case against PM Yingluck as pressure mounts

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 04:07pm by Reuters

    ... out a petition by Labour minister Chalerm Yoombamrung asking it to rule that the anti-government protests aimed at forcing the government out violated the constitution. Yingluck faces separate ... for a mass rally in Bangkok on Saturday. More militant factions within her camp say they are gearing up for a fight if she is removed from office. Anti-government protesters first took to the streets ...




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