The 90 refugees from the Nu Po refugee camp in Thailand’s Tak Province are the first to return to Karen State under a programme sponsored by the Burmese government.
Refugee advocacy networks say it will be a lost opportunity for Suu Kyi, who could have met with refugees and camp leaders to discuss their return to Burma.
Southeast Asian countries were urged on Tuesday to treat migrants landing on their shores humanely and avoid a repeat of this year’s disaster in which hundreds of refugees were either…
Thailand has been preparing to send off a group of Rohingya Muslims who were victims of human trafficking to various countries, including the United States.
NGOs are preparing for refugee camps to close by starting vocational training programs.
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