living in the ‘Land of Smiles’

Chiang Mai, Thailand

Thailand handling refugees over to human traffickers

Via: Daily Mail

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As thousands of Rohingya flee Myanmar to escape religious persecution, an investigation in three countries has uncovered a clandestine policy to remove Rohingya refugees from Thailand’s immigration detention centers and deliver them to human traffickers waiting at sea.

The Rohingya are then transported across southern Thailand and held hostage in a series of camps hidden near the border with Malaysia until relatives pay thousands of dollars to release them.

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Read more, HERE:
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2518801/Thailand-handing-refugees-human-traffickers.html#ixzz2mjXHnwnu

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