Monthly Archives: August 2010

The Living Conditions of Burmese Refugees in Thailand

Burmese refugees face an uphill struggle as they try to rebuild their lives inside Thailand. Discrimination, exploitation and a lack of education means most refugees are subjected to a live of poverty, hardship and general unhappiness. Crossing the border may bring respite from the oppressive Burmese regime, but it is far from a path to freedom for Burmese refugees in Thailand. Instead, in Thailand, a lack of human security is replaced with workplace exploitation, gang violence and police harassment.
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