Suspected Uighurs rescued from Thai trafficking camp




 
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Suspected Uighurs rescued from Thai trafficking camp
 
March 14th, 2014  
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Suspected Uighurs rescued from Thai trafficking camp
HAT YAI, Thailand, March 13 (Reuters) - About 200 people rescued by police from a human trafficking camp in southern Thailand are suspected Uighur Muslims from China's troubled far-western region of Xinjiang, Thai police sources said on Friday. The discovery is further evidence that human smugglers in southern Thailand - already a notorious trafficking hub for Rohingya boat people from Myanmar - are exploiting well-oiled networks to transport other nationalities in large numbers, despite an ongoing crackdown by Thai police.




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