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Burmese workers cleared of raping a 4 year old girl in Samui

Burmese workers cleared of raping a 4 year old girl in Samui

Two Burmese workers accused of raping a 4 year old girl have been released without charge in Koh Samui.  A medical examination and testimony of the alleged victim cleared the…

Burmese soldiers arrive in Thailand for agricultural exchange program

Burmese soldiers arrive in Thailand for agricultural exchange program

Myanmar has sent military troops to Thailand, as part of a bilateral military program to exchange agricultural knowledge. Chief of the Defense Forces Gen Sommai Kaotira welcomed 13 soldiers from…

Migrant rights group say four Burmese wrongfully accused of murder in Ranong

Migrant rights group say four Burmese wrongfully accused of murder in Ranong

After the arrest of four Burmese migrant workers last month Htoo Chit, the Director of the Foundation for Education Development and member of the Burmese Embassy-led Protecting Committee for Burmese…

Cousin of the murdered Myanmar woman found dead in Samui

Cousin of the murdered Myanmar woman found dead in Samui

A 22 year old Burmese man has been found dead at Wat Sawang Arom Temple in Bophut less than a week after his cousin was murdered. According to police reports…

Jealousy the motive behind Koh Samui murder police say

Jealousy the motive behind Koh Samui murder police say

Yesterday, Tuesday 24th February, police in Koh Samui arrested three Myanmar workers suspected of killing a 22 year old compatriot found dead at the viewpoint on Monday in Koh Samui.…

Phuket ‘getting tough’ on people trafficking and illegal labour issues

Phuket ‘getting tough’ on people trafficking and illegal labour issues

Following the US State Department downgrading Thailand to a Tier 3 ranking – the lowest – in its 2014 Trafficking in Persons Report, Phuket has set up a committee to…

Human Rights Workers Concerned about the Police’s Non-Transparency Process of Arresting the Suspects of Two British Tourists Murder

Human Rights Workers Concerned about the Police’s Non-Transparency Process of Arresting the Suspects of Two British Tourists Murder

The director of the Cross Cultural Foundation (CrCF) has expressed her concerns about the police’s non-transparency process of arresting the suspects of two British tourists murder and is afraid that…

Male Burmese sex workers in Chiang Mai

Male Burmese sex workers in Chiang Mai

Sex work is seen as a taboo subject by much of Burmese society, but over the border in Thailand, Burmese migrants make up a large share of male sex workers.…