Rights Group calls on Thai government to rethink worker safety and conduct investigations as 16 Myanmar migrants die in truck tragedy

THAILAND: Rights Group call on Thai government to urgently rethink worker safety, conduct investigations and provide effective remedies as 16 Myanmar migrants die in truck tragedy
For Immediate Release: 6th April 2011
At 7am on 4th April 2011, a two-row seater bus carrying more than 70 migrants from Myanmar was hit by a 10-wheeler truck in the no parking zone central lanes of a major highway leading into Bangkok in Samut Sakorn Province in Central Thailand. 16 workers were killed in this tragedy and more than 50 were treated for their injuries in hospital…

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