Friday, June 27, 2014

Cambodian PM says 250,000 workers returned home

BY ASSOCIATED PRESS June 26 at 11:34 AM

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — Cambodia’s prime minister said Thursday that at least 250,000 of his countrymen who were migrant workers in Thailand returned home this month under circumstances that initially violated their human rights.

Hun Sen accused Thai authorities of abusing their rights when the exodus began in early June, but said that after complaints from Cambodian authorities, the workers were treated in a more humane way.

The Cambodians returned home after the military took power in Thailand in late May and announced a crackdown on illegal immigrants and those employing them. [...]

Read more at The Washington Post

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