SATUN : A better plan is needed to deal with nearly 2,000 illegal Rohingya migrants detained in shelters across the country, authorities say.
The Rohingya who have been arriving here in recent weeks are lumped in together, with authorities finding it hard to tell if they were victims of smuggling or trafficking, or just plain illegal immigrants, police said yesterday.
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) visited shelters holding Rohingya in Satun and Songkhla yesterday. About 1,769 Rohingya are being detained in shelters in several provinces in the South and the Northeast, including Mukdahan and Ubon Ratchathani.
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