UN Decries Thailand’s Deportation of Cambodian Activists

The U.N. refugee agency has condemned Thailand’s deportation of three Cambodian political activists back to their home country, describing it as part of a “trend” of returning Cambodian refugees across the border where they face the risk of persecution.

Thailand expelling the three activists contravened the protections given to refugees under humanitarian law, the U.N. refugee agency said in a statement on Monday.

“We are extremely alarmed by this trend of forcibly returning refugees to Cambodia, where they face a serious risk of persecution,” the statement quoted as saying Gillian Triggs, UNHCR’s Assistant High Commissioner for Protection.

In full: https://www.khaosodenglish.com/news/crimecourtscalamity/2021/11/24/un-decries-thailands-deportation-of-cambodian-activists/

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