Bamboo blockade riles Karen refugees
- Published: 19 Feb 2013 at 09.25
- Online news:
TAK - Karen refugees at a shelter in Tha Song Yang district reacted with dismay on Monday after authorities blocked bamboo suppliers from making deliveries.
The blockade was reportedly ordered by Tha Song Yang district chief Somchai Traithipchartsaku without any clarification.
The refugees are anxious to get their hands on the bamboo to repair about 7,000 huts and other structures in the compound.
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