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Sunday 9 January 2005

Burmese toll could be higher

While Burma's reported death toll from the Asian tsunami might be less than 100, it may have lost many more people off the beaches of Thailand who have not been identified by relatives for fear of being deported, said the Law Society of Thailand.

''There are 60,000 registered Burmese workers plying their trade in the six southern provinces hit by the destructive tidal wave,'' said Surapong Kongchantuk, vice-chairman of the society's Subcommittee on Human Rights, Ethnic Minorities, Stateless People, Migrant Workers and Displaced Persons.

Read the Full Article from The Bangkok Post

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