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United Nations special rapporteur David Kaye - Photograph: United Nations

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the promotion of freedom of opinion and expression, David Kaye, called on the Thai authorities on 7 February 2917 to stop using lèse-majesté provisions as a political tool to stifle critical speech, reports the UN News Service.

Coffins containing the bodies of Rohingya boat people line a local Muslim cemetery in Songkhla's Hat Yai district, after being recovered from a mass grave earlier this month in Padang Besar. (Photo by Pornprom Satrabhaya/Bangkok Post

An independent investigation is needed to determine the facts and to prosecute the traffickers, said Human Rights Watch.

Coffins containing the bodies of Rohingya boat people line a local Muslim cemetery in Songkhla's Hat Yai district, after being recovered from a mass grave earlier this month in Padang Besar. (Photo by Pornprom Satrabhaya/Bangkok Post

What has happened in Thailand and elsewhere represents a collective failure of all of us, to listen to and act on the experiences of people subject to the most awful abuses and killings, says the Penang Stop Human Trafficking Campaign.

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