Wednesday, January 05, 2011

Thailand: Children of Burmese migrant workers get caught without a country

In Thailand, children of migrant workers, most of them from Burma, can get caught in a legal limbo that leaves them stateless, unrecognized as citizens of any country. There are thousands of stateless children with limited access to education and health care, and with limited freedom of movement. As part of a series on stateless people, VOA's Daniel Schearf reports from Bangkok on their plight.