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Asylum Seekers shot in Thailand

16 Mar

Link – Asylum Seekers shot in Thailand

According to the United Nations, there is concern that the Thai Navy shot dead at least two Rohingya asylum-seekers who fled northern Myanmar by boat. According to the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), the shooting allegedly took place on 22 February while the Navy was transferring around 130 people from the boat they had arrived in into smaller boats.


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