Phuket sea gypsies allowed access to ceremonial site, for now

 Phuket sea gypsies allowed access to ceremonial site, for now

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PHUKET: Private land owners have temporarily allowed Rawai sea gypsies access to a traditional ceremonial site, pending consideration of donating the land to the seafaring nomads.

The issue was brought to a head after more than 30 sea gypsies were injured in a violent confrontation with private business owners after they blocked access to the sea gypsies’ Balai table, a traditional ceremonial site.

Read more: Phuket Gazette



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