Thai locals, officials backing traffickers: BBC

Many of the Rohingya and Bangladeshi migrants who are rescued are ‘sold back’ to traffickers


Peppered with propaganda?

Do you agree with Minister Obaidul Quader that the government’s achievements are seldom getting the publicity they deserve and are rather eclipsed by propaganda?


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  • Yes - 63%

  • No - 37%


Total number of votes: 35

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