A refugee family hold numbered placards as they pose for a photo during a census conducted by the Thai authorities at Mae La refugee camp in 2014. Photo: Reuters

Can’t go forward, can’t go back: uncertain future for Myanmar refugees stuck in a Thai camp for decades

  • There are more than 97,000 refugees in the temporary camps, half of them children
  • In Thailand, they are not allowed access to formal employment, health care or education, but returning home is still not a viable alternative for many
Topic |   Myanmar

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A refugee family hold numbered placards as they pose for a photo during a census conducted by the Thai authorities at Mae La refugee camp in 2014. Photo: Reuters
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