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Children of migrant detainees not mistreated: Thailand

Posted by jaypee 18 days ago Thailand
http://www.channelnewsasia.com — In an interview with Channel NewsAsia on Friday (Sep 12), Thai authorities rejected claims made by an international human rights group that it is mistreating thousands of children being held in immigration detention centres across the country. Read More
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Migrant schooling cuts upset

Posted by jaypee 22 days ago Thailand
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A government plan to cut state educational support to migrant workers' children has drawn opposition from a non-government organisation.

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A long wait for compensation

Posted by jaypee 24 days ago Cambodia
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Among nearly 200 migrant workers abandoned in Thailand by an employment agency last month, only a handful have received compensation and, despite filing a complaint with authorities, have heard nothing from officials.

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Meet held on Lao migrant workers

Posted by jaypee 24 days ago Thailand
Laotian and Thai authorities have held talks this week on regulating Lao migrant workers in the Kingdom, a senior Laotian government official has said. Read More
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Over 1m migrant workers register

Posted by jaypee 25 days ago Thailand
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More than one million migrant workers registered with the government’s one-stop service centres as of Friday, with Cambodians accounting for more than 40% of the total.

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Thailand has no policy to detain migrant children

Posted by jaypee 26 days ago Thailand
Thai Ministry of Foreign Affairs revealed that as at Aug 6, 2014, there were 144 children in the main immigration detention centres of Bangkok and Songkhla, a southern province. Read More
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Migrant workers still cheated in Thailand

Posted by jaypee 27 days ago Thailand
Workers from Myanmar are still cheated by dishonest brokers in Thailand, according to Sein Htay, director of the Migrant Worker Rights Network (MWRN), based in Thailand. Read More
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Thousands of child refugees held in Thailand - CNN.com

Posted by jaypee 28 days ago Thailand
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Thousands of migrant children, including newborn babies, are being locked up in squalid and cramped detention facilities each year in Thailand, enduring serious physical and emotional harm, according to a new report.

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