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Karen Refugees in Thailand Still Waiting to Return to Burmai
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June 10, 2014 10:16 AM
Northern Thailand has long been home to thousands of Burmese refugees who fled ethnic fighting and the country’s military government for temporary camps. After Burma’s political opening, more of these refugees are returning home, but many, such as ethnic Karen groups, say it’s still not safe. Steve Sandford reports from Mae Sot, Thailand.

Karen Refugees in Thailand Still Waiting to Return to Burma

Published June 10, 2014

Northern Thailand has long been home to thousands of Burmese refugees who fled ethnic fighting and the country’s military government for temporary camps. After Burma’s political opening, more of these refugees are returning home, but many, such as ethnic Karen groups, say it’s still not safe. Steve Sandford reports from Mae Sot, Thailand.


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