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Activists call for greater refugee protection

(IRIN) – Thailand’s treatment of refugees and asylum seekers is inadequate, with those outside designated refugee camps risking deportation, say activists and rights groups. “The absence of refugee law in Thailand unfairly exposes refugees and asylum seekers to abuses including exploitation, extortion, arrest, and detention,” said Bill Frelick, Human Rights...
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Indigenous groups – stateless and sick

The health of millions of indigenous people across Asia is at risk, experts say, as lack of recognition of their legal status hinders data collection, making their medical problems invisible in most national health surveys. Indigenous peoples – defined by the UN as people with ancestral ties to a geographical...
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