Myanmar migrant workers in Thailand not invited to first social security board election

Myanmar migrant workers in Mahachai, the major industrial zone west of Bangkok, Thailand. / Visual Rebellion Myanmar

DECEMBER 4th, 2023 // At the end of the month, Thailand is hosting its first social security board election. Close to one million workers from Myanmar, who contribute equally to this multi-million dollar fund, are not allowed to participate. A Thai migrant worker rights advocate is running to represent Myanmar nationals and will be listed as a candidate.