Pailin Authorities Prevent Migration Law Training for Villagers

A border protection police battallion based in the Kamrieng district of Battambang province on October 16 arrested the organizer of a group of migrant workers who allegedly attempting illegal crossings into Thailand. Photo sourced from the battallion's Facebook page.

Villagers and civil society activists in Pailin province say they were blocked from holding an educational forum on migration this week, with authorities saying the restrictions were due to the new coronavirus variant.