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The situation and policy recommendations for refugees and asylum seekers

The risks faced by refugees Most are individuals who have entered the city illegally or reside without permission. They are at risk of being apprehended, detained indefinitely, and forcibly returned to their home country. There is also a risk of exploitation by state authorities in ways that contravene the law. Assistance from the UN and NGOs is limited, and accessing basic services provided by the government, such as education and healthcare, is challenging. Understanding of the criteria and guidelines for alternative detention (ATD-MOU) for children awaiting deportation.

Joint Civil Society Statement Concerning Thailand's Fishing Sector at a Critical Crossroads

We emphasise that the new Thai government should follow a clear precautionary approach that follows scientific principles, rather than prioritising short-term industry gains over long-term stability, sustainability, and respect for human and labour rights. Importantly, any revisions to law and regulations must be participatory, with substantive inclusion of all relevant stakeholders, including the commercial fishing sector, seafood producers, artisanal fishing associations, trade unions, civil society organisations, migrant workers and crews, and academic institutions.
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