Thai Immigration Ends Practice of Jailing Children

23.01.2019 - 13:32

BANGKOK — Children are no longer being held in that nation’s immigration detention facilities, immigration police said Wednesday in a move lauded by human rights advocates. Instead of forcing minors to languish alongside other inmates inside Bangkok’s central Immigration Detention Center, or IDC, prison warden Thatchapong Sarawanangkool said children and their mothers will now live in shelters run by the social affairs ministry.

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