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Thailand Ignores Risk Of Further Saudi Diplomatic Tension, Grants Temporary Refuge To Asylum Seeker

High profile asylum seeker Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun was, on Friday granted refugee status in Canada, ending a tumultuous week which started with her barricading herself in a Thai hotel room and sharing her plight to the world via social media. Al-Qunun, who was trying to travel onwards to Australia, was […]


Plight Of Thailand’s Stateless Population Continues Long After “Cave Boys” Spotlight Dims

With a prosperous economy and thousands of kilometers of porous borders with historically unstable nations, Thailand is home to a large and established population of stateless people. The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) puts the number of registered stateless persons at just under half a million. However, due […]


Peace Talks To Resolve Violence In Thailand’s Southern Provinces Stall Again

Negotiations aimed at ending the 14-year insurgency in Southern Thailand have again stalled, with the refusal this week of the Barisan Revolusi Nasional (BRN) guerrillas to enter peace talks with the Thai government. The withdrawal of the BRN, who is the strongest of seven separatist groups fighting for a self-governing […]