Reporters with the Reuters news agency could face arrest in Thailand in connection with a Pulitzer Prize-winning article alleging the Royal Thai Navy was involved a trafficking racket using Rohingya boat people, police said Monday.
A Thai navy soldier looks on while troops disembark from a boat on a beach in Narathiwat on September 30, 2008
The Reuters journalists will be summoned in the next few days to acknowledge defamation charges, Lt Somkid On-Jan told AFP from Phuket, where the complaint was filed by the Thai navy.
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