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By Human Rights and Development Foundation (HRDF) |
<p>On&nbsp;27 September 2021,&nbsp;the Human Rights and Development Foundation (HRDF) stated its concern over the&nbsp;Ombudsman&#39;s decision saying that the &ldquo;Section 33, We Love Each Other&rdquo; relief scheme that excludes migrant workers, does not constitute a discrimination.</p>
<div>In an attempt to get the EU yellow card on Thai fishery products lifted, civil society organisations, the private sector and the Labour Ministry have launched a union group of migrants in the fishing industry to increase workers’ bargaining power. </div> <div> </div> <div>On 18 March 2018, the Labour Rights Promotion Network Foundation hosted a ceremony to launch the Thai and Migrant Fisher Union Group (TMFUG). </div>
By Kornkritch Somjittranukit |
<div>After a relatively long absence, a pop music band has made a stunning comeback with a music video mocking the junta. The MV neatly sums up Thailand’s politics during the past week.&nbsp;</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>For the sake of a peaceful life, artists in Thailand usually stay away from politics. </div>
By SEA Junction |
<div> <div id="gmail-id_5887244a86ce52b61389839">In recent years, the harsh labor practices and poor living and work conditions of migrants from Cambodia and Myanmar in the fishing and seafood industry in Thailand have received international attention and prompted demands for systemic reform. Photographer Rahman Mahmud’s insights powerfully illustrate the Cambodian migrant children, women and men who sustain the industry with their exploited labor. In his words: “I have spent hours during the day in a fishing pier. </div></div>