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Thailand Rights Body to Oversee Talks on Future Uighur Policy

The U.N.’s High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) is pressing Thailand to allow more than 50 ethnic Uighurs to travel to Turkey despite pressure from Beijing to have them returned to China. Thai authorities are already under severe criticism for forcibly returning a group of Uighurs to China earlier this month. The secretary general of Thailand’s National Security Council, Anusit Kunakorn, this week tried to allay fears over China’s treatment of the returned Uighurs by traveling to the...

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