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Key Rohingya smuggling ring leader dies in Bangkok prison

A former army officer who was serving a heavy jail term for his involvement in a major Rohingya trafficking ring died on Wednesday in a prison hospital in Bangkok, the Corrections Department said today. It said Lt Gen Manas Kongpan died of heart failure after being admitted to the hospital. It said Manas, 65, passed […]Read More


Arrest Warrants for Don Muang Rohingya Smugglers

Bangkok, Jan 7 (TNA) – Police obtained court warrants for the arrest of people allegedly smuggling 19 Rohingya migrants to Bangkok’s Don Muang district and seven of the aliens later tested positive for COVID-19. Pol Gen Damrongsak Kittiprapat, deputy commissioner of the Royal Thai Police Office, said the 19 Rohingya people were found at a […]Read More


19 Illegal Rohingya Migrants Escaped in Songkhla

SONGKHLA, Jan 8 (TNA) – Nineteen illegal Rohingya migrants escaped from a detention facility of the immigration police in the southern province. Evidence showed that they broke iron bars of a window on the third floor of the center, climbed down cloth and jumped to the ground at about 4am. Full story: tna.mcot.net TNARead More


Billionaire trafficker arrested over mass graves case that saw Rohingya

PHUKET: A baht-billionaire allegedly involved in the human trafficking of Rohingya fleeing persecution in Myanmar in the notorious case leading to the discovery of mass graves of the migrants on the Thai side of the Malaysian border four years ago has been handed over to Thai authorities after being arrested in Cambodia. The trafficking ring […]Read More


73 migrants from Myanmar and 4 Rohingya held on their

Police intercepted two passenger vans containing 42 illegal Myanmar migrant workers on the Asian Highway in Thailand’s southern province of Surat Thani on Thursday night. The two van drivers were taken into custody for questioning on suspicion that they might be part of a human trafficking network. Full story: thaipbsworld.com By Thai PBS WorldRead More


65 Rohingya people found on shore at Koh Rawi, Satun

Tarutao National Park Chief, Kanchanapan Kamhaeng, reports that 65 Rohingya were found today (June 11th) on Koh Rawi in Thailand’s Satun province after their boat’s engine broke down. One Thai national was identified to be among the group. Authorities are conducting an investigation into possible human trafficking. The boat was found 500 meter away from […]Read More


Myanmar Signs MoU With UN Agencies on Repatriation of Rohingya

Myanmar signed an agreement with two United Nations agencies on Wednesday to assist with the repatriation of some of the nearly 700,000 Rohingya Muslims who fled a violent military crackdown in northern Rakhine state and are now living in overcrowded displacement camps in Bangladesh. The memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the U.N.’s development (UNDP) and […]Read More