Activities

TCR Revealed Inhumane Treatment Faced by Refugees in the CAT Shadow Report Launch Event

TCR Revealed Inhumane Treatment Faced by Refugees in the CAT  Shadow Report Launch Event

On 24 April, Patra Jirawisan, Policy and Research Officer of TCR, was speaking about the situation of refugees and related content included in the Shadow Report on Thailand’s implementation of The Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CAT Shadow Report) at the report launch event at Bangkok. TCR, as one of the non-governmental organizations that drafted this shadow report, had included the refugee situation in Thailand into the report. Pressing issues include the cruel treatment of Rohingyas, the refoulement of Lao Hmongs, Khmer Kroms...

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TCR attended the Opening Ceremony of a community-based school in Bangkok

TCR attended the Opening Ceremony of a community-based school in Bangkok

On 17 April, TCR attended the Opening Ceremony of a community-based school serving about 150 children in one of the refugee and asylum-seeking communities. The ceremony included a presentation about the school, songs from the children, and testimonies from the youth, parents, and volunteer teachers about the benefits of this school for their community. These children would not have any schooling if it were not for the work of their community. Along with other NGOs and groups, TCR has supported the growth of this and similar schools through its Urban Refugee Program. TCR has contributed...

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Successful launching of Thai class for adult refugees

Successful launching of Thai class for adult refugees

The first day of Thai class for adult refugees was successful, attracted more than 12 refugees joined. The session presented by Jutatip Wongsurin was full of fun, amazing, laughing, interacting and interesting. The class opens normally at 10.00-12.00 pm.

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TCR and staffs of Kindernothilfe (KNH) visited Ban Rom Klao 4 School at Tak Province

TCR and staffs of Kindernothilfe (KNH) visited Ban Rom Klao 4 School at Tak Province

26-29 March 2014, TCR with its volunteers and staffs, and staffs of Kindernothilfe (KNH) Germany, which supports TCR’s Border Education Program, visited Ban Rom Klao 4 School at Tak Province to evaluate the project and listen to the opinions of children and their guardians for the chance of extending the project in the future. After that we visited the Umpium temporary shelter area to see the school set up for Burmese refugee children living in the camp. Moreover we donated Computers for the...

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TCR visited Palestinian and Srilankan refugees in IDC Kanchanaburi

TCR visited Palestinian and Srilankan refugees in IDC Kanchanaburi

25 March, TCR visited Palestinian and Srilankan refugees in IDC Kanchanaburi. The volunteers of TCR provided the stuffs for refugees, including; snack, books, chess board and toys for kids. They made consultation on the resettlement.

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TCR piloted a psycho social support workshop for two refugees

TCR piloted a psycho social support workshop for two refugees

On Mar 20, TCR piloted a psycho social support workshop in the form of the “Transformation Game” for two refugees. The workshop was run and supported by two self development experts, khun Ja (Jeeranun Laipoonswat) and khun Pinn (Preedawan Buranarungruengkij), who kindly offered to facilitate this extraordinary, insightful game at no cost. The session helped the refugees to work with their issues, explore themselves from within, and see things with a brand new perspective. TCR will continue to find volunteers among self development professionals to help address the common...

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