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November 18, 2018

Myanmar workers from Thailand return Myawady

Myanmar workers from Thailand arrive back in Myawady.  Photo: Htain Linn Aung (IPRD)

Thousands of Myanmar workers from Thailand arrived back in Myawady started from yesterday morning through 999 gate of Myawady.
“We went to Thailand through the agents As we have no official documents, Thai polices are going to arrest us.
Therefore, the employers asked to go back home.
The agents in Thailand repatriated the Myanmar workers to Myawady through the Thai police station. We have to pay 3500 baths per person” said a worker.
U Theik Soe Moe, officer of Myawady District General Administration Department said that though we have planned to accommodate them at the Kyauk Lone Gyi rescue camp in Myawady, but they didn’t accept our plan and they arranged to come back home directly.
Nearly 2516 Myanmar workers including initial 1546men and 970women arrived back in Myawady till 4p.m. on June 29.


Htain Linn Aung (IPRD)


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