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[1] This report is originally written in Thai by Tuenjai Deetes and Darunee Paisarnpanichakul and translated into English for the first publishing and presenting to the International Seminar on Legal Problems pertaining to Nationality and Rights of Citizenship in Thailand, 10th July 2017, Bangkok, Thailand. 

LABOUR LAW PANIC EASES

Registration for Myanmar, Cambodia and Laos to start on july 24; centres to be set up for migrant verification.

 

TENSION FROM the new labour law has eased as Thailand and three neighbouring nations have been working together to legalise illegal migrant workers.  

 

Starting from July 24, Thai employers can start registering their Lao, Cambodian and Myanmar workers – including those without any identification document or work permit – at temporary centres across the country until August 7. 

 

Stateless people… are they without hope?

The resolution of the Cabinet on December 7th 2016, was followed by an announcement from the Ministry of Interior on March 14, 2017, unlocking the criteria for long-term foreigners living in Thailand. Many people see it as moving in a positive direction. But the new criteria still have conditions, and there are many people who fail the investigation - especially displaced persons in Mae Sot district (Tak Province), even though they believe they are Thai.

NHRC. Accelerate Department of Provincial Administration Check the status of the Thai nationality to the group and the Muslim-Myeik 248

On May 20, Mrs. Tuenjai Deetes The National Human Rights Commission of Thailand (NHRC)
Chairman, Subcommittee on Person status The right to ethnic groups and a tribe With the staff fromthe foundation of Thai community go to the Faculty of Forestry Kasetsart University..

Supreme Court dismisses land encroachment charges against Karen

 After almost a decade-long legal battle, the Supreme Court has dismissed lawsuits against 2 members of the Karen ethnic minority in northern Thailand accused of land encroachment.
On 22 March 2017, the Provincial Court of Mae Sot District in Tak Province dismissed the case against Nohaemui Wiangwicha and Dipaepo or Dipaepho,...

Syrians Change their Names to Obtain the Turkish Nationality

 

             “In an interview on granting the Turkish nationality, the officer asked me to change my nickname because it wasn’t Turkish. I tried to hold on to my opinion as much as possible, but he refused and told me that according to Turkish law it was not possible. So, I had to change it with another Turkish nickname, turning into another Manal”

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