UNHCR, Thai Police Confront Human Trafficking in Southern Thailand

UNHCR, Thai Police Confront Human Trafficking in Southern Thailand

SONGKHLA – United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) officials and Thai police visit southern Thailand to observe a human trafficking situation after many groups of illegal migrants from Myanmar have landed in Songkhla destined for Malaysia. The UNHCR officials also visited an old warehouse in Sadao district, which was used as temporary shelter for […]

European Union “Imposed Sanctions” on Myanmar Generals Over Alleged Rohingya Violations

The plight of the Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine State, which the United Nations denounced as ethnic cleansing by the military, has soured relations.

European Union “Imposed Sanctions” on Myanmar Generals Over Alleged Rohingya Violations

  LUXEMBOURG – The European Union imposed sanctions on seven senior military officials from Myanmar on Monday, including the general in charge of an operation accused of driving nearly 700,000 Rohingya Muslims to flee to Bangladesh. The seven face asset freezes and are banned from traveling to the EU, after the bloc extended an arms […]