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Report submitted to RISE on “Thailand’s Rohingya Issues” by Thai Committee for Refugees Foundation (TCR) in Thailand

Report submitted to RISE on “Thailand’s Rohingya Issues” by Thai Committee for Refugees Foundation (TCR) in Thailand

Thailand’s Rohingya Issues need Domestic and International Mechanisms  —  Early in January, issues about the Rohingya coming to Thailand once again became a hot topic as news about the interception of Rohingya boats off a tourist island and reports of police raids on several southern plantations that led to subsequent arrests of the Rohingya people were featured in the media. Up until then, stories about the Rohingya in Thailand were still fresh in many people’s memories when in 2009 there was an outcry when the treatment of the Rohingya at the hands of the Thai authorities was...

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Civil society joint submission to AICHR on the ASEAN Human Rights Declaration and joint press statement

ASEAN Human Rights Declaration must not provide protections lower than international human rights law and standards – We, the undersigned organizations, who participated at the Civil Society Forum on ASEAN Human Rights Declaration, held on 10-11 September 2012 and the consultation meeting of the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) with civil society organizations on the ASEAN Human Rights Declaration (AHRD), held on 12 September 2012 in Manila, the Philippines, comment the AICHR for holding the second consultation meeting and welcome the openness shown by the...

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