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Migrants Find Life In Thailand Is Hard Work

Posted by jacobo 138 days ago Burma
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Recent reforms in Burma have not stopped thousands of migrant workers moving to Thailand in search of work. International workers organisations estimate that more than 2 million Burmese migrants have come to Thailand in search of better paid work.

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OIC’s Myanmar visit reveals plight of Rohingya Muslims

Posted by jaypee 140 days ago Burma
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A high-level delegation from the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), headed by Secretary-General Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu, visited Myanmar (previously Burma) earlier this month in what was described as a landmark visit.

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Burma refugees lead a hard life

Posted by jaypee 141 days ago Burma
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Hyderabad: Rohingya refugees, who had taken shelter at the refugee camps at Balapur, Barkhas, and Shaheennagar, still struggle for survival in Hyderabad.


 

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Burma refugees lead a hard life

Posted by jacobo 141 days ago Burma
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Few youngsters of the community have now started earning a   livelihood by working as daily wage labourers,  or are dependent on the help  given by various NGOs and human right organisations. Health hazards and lack of basic education  continue to dog them as they cannot get access to  hospitals and schools in the city.

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Red passports for migrant workers in Thailand

Posted by jaypee 142 days ago Burma
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Myanmar will issue ordinary passports (red passports) to migrant workers in Thailand even if their visas are no longer valid, said Ministry of Labour, Employment and Social Security director-general Myo Aung.

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ECHO pledges more aid and condemns treatment of Rohingya

Posted by jaypee 143 days ago Burma
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The European Commission has promised to increase humanitarian support to Myanmar’s conflict areas but issued a harsh assessment of conditions in IDP camps in Rakhine State, likening them to the Jewish ghettos set up by the Nazis.

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EU aid envoy decries Myanmar camp conditions

Posted by jaypee 144 days ago Burma
http://www.thenews.com.pk —

YANGON: A European Union humanitarian envoy on Saturday voiced concern at the “dramatic deprivation” in Myanmar’s camps for tens of thousands of people, mainly Muslims, made homeless by deadly unrest in Rakhine State.

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Myanmar to collect data to rescue trafficked workers on Thai fishing boats

Posted by jacobo 144 days ago Burma
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As part of the government's measure to curb the trafficking of Myanmar workers to work on Thai fishing trawls and provide legal protection to those who are already there, authorities will be collecting data on these labourers, said Police Maj Khin Maung Hla of Anti-trafficking, Myanmar Police Force.

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