- Mon, 07/13/2015 - 19:03
The United Nations human rights office today expressed grave concern over Thailand's deportation to China of more than 100 people understood to be ethnic Uighurs – including some 20 women – and strongly urged Thai authorities to ensure the protection of 60 others who remain in detention.
- Mon, 07/13/2015 - 19:01
In repatriating over 100 asylum-seeking Uighur Muslims, Thailand caved to pressure from Beijing.
- Mon, 07/13/2015 - 18:54
Authorities in Thailand have forcibly deported nearly 100 Uyghur refugees back to China where rights groups’ fear they may face persecution and human rights abuses.
- Mon, 07/13/2015 - 18:49
Thailand sent eight more ethnic Muslim Uighur refugees to Turkey, officials said Saturday, days after the Thai government faced intense international criticism for deporting 109 refugees back to China despite fears they could face persecution there.
- Mon, 07/13/2015 - 18:42
Thailand's deportation of around 100 persons of Turkic origin, including women and children, to China is a breach of the principle of non-refoulement, which is a core tenet of international humanitarian law.
- Sat, 07/11/2015 - 00:46
Hundreds of Uighurs, a Turkic-speaking, largely Muslim minority, have been deported to China by the Thai authorities — despite calls for their protection.
- Sat, 07/11/2015 - 00:43
The move has been condemned by the U.N., Washington and human-rights groups
- Sat, 07/11/2015 - 00:35
Beijing Should Allow UN, Families Immediate Access to Deportees
- Sat, 07/11/2015 - 00:31
The Thai authorities must not return 50 ethnic Uighurs to China, where they are at risk of being tortured, forcibly disappeared and executed, and China must reveal the whereabouts of more than 100 already deported, said Amnesty International.