Thailand: 25 Sri Lankan refugees arrested after illegally entering Phuket

Posted on March 20, 2013 • Filed under: Thailand, Tourist Arrested

As covered by, “Police today arrested at least 25 refugees found walking along the busy Chao Fa East Road in Chalong…Some had United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) ID cards identifying them as Sri Lankan nationals. One man had an ID card issued specifically by the Srilankan Tamil Refugees Organization of Malaysia. The remainder had no identification documents at all.” Read Article

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