Tags : Refugees

News

Thai Government Provides Humanitarian Assistance to Refugees from Myanmar

BANGKOK (NNT) – The Thai military has provided shelter and humanitarian assistance to more than 2,200 people who have fled the hostilities across the border in Myanmar. Defense Ministry spokesman Kongcheep Tantravanich said the military has set up a safe zone, where those who cross the Salween River, which forms the natural border between Thailand […]Read More

News

Thailand to Take Care of Myanmar Refugees: Prayut

BANGKOK, March 29 (TNA) – Thailand would take care of Myammar refugees on the humanitarian basis and Thai military representatives’ presence on the Armed Forces Day of Myanmar was a military affair, Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said. On the arrivals of Myanmar refugees, the prime minister said that the Thai government actually did not want […]Read More

North

About 3,000 Karen villagers take refuge on Thai border in

About 3,000 ethnic Karen people have taken refuge on the Thai border, in Mae Sariang district of Thailand’s northern province of Mae Hong Son, after their villages were bombed by Myanmar army aircraft on Sunday. Local officials in Mae Sariang said that the Karen have taken refuge at three locations in Mae Khong sub-district, as […]Read More

News

Turkey policemen, Kurdish MP flee to Greek island in refugee

A boat full of asylum seekers arrived at the shores of western Greece earlier this week, with a Kurdish MP and 20 former Turkish police officers onboard. According to the Greek newspaper Ilia Live, the policemen and the member of parliament fled Turkey in order to escape persecution from the Turkish government under President Recep […]Read More

News

Libyan refugee charged with murder in wake of London attack

Libyan-born Khairi Saadallah has been charged with three counts of murder, following a mass stabbing in the town of Reading last week. The attack, initially investigated by UK’s counter-terrorism police, targeted gay men. The 25-year-old has been charged with three counts of murder and three counts of attempted murder, the Crown Prosecution Service said on […]Read More