Thai authorities urged to provide legal status to 69 abandoned Myanmar children

Burmese children

Children from a village in Myanmar. Image: Theis Kofoed Hjorth.




A National Human Rights Commission’s subcommittee Sunday called on the Thai government to provide legal status to 69 abandoned Myanmar children under care of a non-governmental organization in Tak.

Surapol Kongchanthik, chairman of the NHRC sub-committee on ethnic minorities and stateless people, made the call when he and his delegation visited the centre providing care for the abandoned Myanmar children in Tak’s Mae Sot district.

Full story: The Nation



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