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  1. News - Asia - THAILAND

    32 Myanmar refugees die in fire at Thai camp

    Posted Mar 23rd 2013, 01:08am by Associated Press

    ... Associated Press in Bangkok At least 32 Myanmar refugees died on Friday in a raging fire at a camp in Thailand, officials said. Mae Hong Son Governor Naramol Palawat said the fire destroyed about 100 thatch huts at the Ban Mae Surin refugee camp. She said the blaze was believed to have been started by a cooking accident. The fire was put out after about two hours, and those ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1197649/32-myanmar-refugees-die-fire-thai-camp
  2. News - Asia - THAILAND

    32 Myanmar refugees die in fire at Thai camp

    Posted Mar 23rd 2013, 01:08am by Associated Press

    ... Associated Press in Bangkok At least 32 Myanmar refugees died on Friday in a raging fire at a camp in Thailand, officials said. Mae Hong Son Governor Naramol Palawat said the fire destroyed about 100 thatch huts at the Ban Mae Surin refugee camp. She said the blaze was believed to have been started by a cooking accident. The fire was put out after about two hours, and those ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1197650/32-myanmar-refugees-die-fire-thai-camp
  3. News - Asia - THAILAND

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

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

    ... 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 ... refugees, who identified themselves as Turkish, were detained after a raid on a camp in a mountainous rubber plantation on Wednesday night in the southern Songkhla province. "It ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1448003/thai-police-find-secret-camp-200-turkish-refugees
  4. News - Asia - THAILAND

    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

    ... been several serious incidents in Cambodia, Malaysia and Thailand where China has used its influence to demand Uygur refugees and asylum seekers be returned against their will to China." ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1448589/200-suspected-uygurs-rescued-thai-trafficking-camp-may-face-deportation
  5. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Fury as 1,300 Rohingya refugees are sent back by Thailand

    Posted Feb 13th 2014, 09:54pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Bangkok Fury as 1,300 Rohingyare fugees are sent back Thailand has sent about 1,300 Rohingya refugees back to Myanmar, a top official said yesterday, dismaying ... and education. "The deportation of Rohingya is a blatant violation of international laws that prohibit sending back refugees and asylum seekers to a place where they can face danger ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1427314/fury-1300-rohingya-refugees-are-sent-back-thailand
  6. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thailand's PM offers help in trafficking probe of Myanmar refugees

    Posted Dec 08th 2013, 06:51am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Bangkok UN and US called for probe into media reports that Rohingya refugees held in secret camps PM offers help with trafficking investigation Thailand will help the UN and the United States with any investigation into reports that Thai immigration officials moved Myanmar refugees into human-trafficking rings, the prime minister says. The UN and the US had called ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1375743/thailands-pm-offers-help-trafficking-probe-myanmar-refugees
  7. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Death toll from Thai refugee camp blaze rises to 36, officials say

    Posted Mar 24th 2013, 06:01pm by Reuters in Bangkok

    ... Reuters in Bangkok A fire swept through a remote camp in northwestern Thailand for refugees from Myanmar, killing 36 and destroying hundreds of make-shift shelters, officials said ... of those living in the camp are ethnic Karens – 3,500 refugees who fled fighting in Myanmar in 1992. Karen insurgents began fighting for greater autonomy since Burma won independence from Britain ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1198742/death-toll-thai-refugee-camp-blaze-rises-36-officials-say
  8. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai army raids Rohingya smugglers' secret camp near Malaysian border

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

    ... to accept them as refugees. Human Rights Watch has pleaded with the Thai government to let some of the Rohingya remain in Thailand while their futures are resolved. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1125058/thai-army-raids-rohingya-smugglers-secret-camp-near-malaysian-border
  9. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Rohingyan refugees try to break out of Thai jail to celebrate Eid

    Posted Aug 09th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... provincial police chief Chalit Kaewyarat said. He said police fired water cannon through the gated front door to prevent the refugees, all men, leaving and "to calm them down". He added: ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1295353/rohingyan-refugees-try-break-out-thai-jail-celebrate-eid
  10. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Fire at Thai refugee camp on Myanmar border leaves 30 dead

    Posted Mar 23rd 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Bangkok Most victims were women and children; many in camp had fled violence in nearby Myanmar Fire kills 30 in border refugee centre Thirty people were killed and about 200 injured yesterday when a fire broke out in a camp in northern Thailand housing refugees from neighbouring Myanmar, Thai officials said. Many of the victims were believed to be women ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1197651/fire-thai-refugee-camp-myanmar-border-leaves-30-dead

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