Thai police rescue, then detain, 531 Rohingyas from a remote camp in Sadao, near the Malaysian border, in a raid prompted by a Reuters report into human trafficking in the area.
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New registration office opening in northern Thai city aims to boost protracted scheme to have millions of Burmese migrants legalised
Boatload of 63 refugees destined for Malaysia is brought ashore by Burmese authorities who hand each one and a half year terms
Embassy issues passports to fleeing migrants as reports continue to surface of Thai police aiding Burmese militas in extortion of flood victims
Labour ministry allows extension of visa for migrants and orders police not to harass the thousands fleeing to Burma to escape floods
Rohingya detainees in the Indian Andaman Islands allege that they were tortured and pushed out to sea in a vessel with no engine and limited supplies
Labour ministry prepares for new round of work permits for migrants but warns of a crackdown against illegal foreign labourers in Thailand
Burmese and Belgian nationals allowed to stay until their visas expire as Thai government appears to bow to pressure from watchdogs
Group had fled Burma on boats and washed up on Thailand’s southern shore, possibly in an attempt to reach Malaysia
Recent strikes by Burmese migrant workers in northeastern Thailand highlight a wider malaise in the Kingdom’s treatment of a key economic crutch
Rights groups ask Thai government to entitle migrant workers ‘living in seriously degrading conditions’ to government accident compensation
Burmese likely to bear the brunt of centre charged with ‘suppressing and prosecuting’ migrants in Thailand who fail to register for legal status
Claims by Rohingya ‘boat people’ could mirror a similar incident in January last year which drew international condemnation of the Thai government
Rights groups again call on Thailand to stop forced migrant registration programme despite 850,000 applying for legal status
Rights group condemns possible Thai deportation of 600,000 migrants, including Burmese, to their home country unless they agree to national verification procedures