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Posts Tagged ‘Tha Song Yang District’ (2 found)

Cross-border DKBA attack displaces households in Thailand

On April 21st 2010, Democratic Karen Buddhist Army (DKBA) soldiers from Battalion #7 of Brigade #999 crossed into Thailand and burned three huts in the Thai village of Hsoe Hta in Tha Song Yang District, Tak Province. The raid was ordered by Batallion #7 Column Commander Bpweh Kih, who believed that the villagers had been in contact with the KNLA and were withholding information about four DKBA soldiers who had recently deserted […]

April 30, 2010  •  By Karen Human Rights Group  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Functionally Refoulement: Camps in Tha Song Yang District Abandoned as Refugees Bow to Pressure

Two temporary refugee camps established during June 2009 in Tha Song Yang District, Tak Province, Thailand, to provide refuge for villagers that fled increased conflict and exploitative abuse in Pa’an District have now been all but entirely abandoned. The camps were home to more than 2,209 refugees as recently as January 2010; over the last two months, the camp populations have dwindled as small groups have departed one by one. […]

April 1, 2010  •  By Karen Human Rights Group  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤