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Thailand: Burmese Workers Arrested Outside Flood Zones

Categories: East Asia, Myanmar (Burma), Thailand, Disaster, Human Rights, Labor, Migration & Immigration

Mahn Saimon reports that Burmese workers who are escaping the floods of Thailand are being arrested [1] by Thai police forces for travelling outside of their permitted zones. There are three million Burmese migrants in Thailand which is currently experiencing the worst floods in half a century.