Refugees trapped on Myanmar border

Some have spent decades in Thai camps despite foreign aid totalling $66m a year.

    Thousands of Myanmarese people fleeing military rule have settled in refugee camps across the border in Thailand.

    Some have lived there for over 20 years. However, many lack official papers, leaving them vulnerable to abuse.

    Al Jazeera's Aela Callan reports from the Thai-Myanmar border.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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