Migrant Forum in Asia (MFA) is extremely concerned about the poor protection of the peoples of Burma in Southeast Asia.
The peoples of Burma have been driven by persecution, conflict, state-sanctioned violence, and desperate poverty into neighboring countries. More than a million people reside in Thailand and Malaysia alone. As large numbers have not been able to secure official legal status – whether as migrant workers or refugees – they face tremendous risks working and living as an undocumented population.
View the full statement: Protect the Peoples of Burma in Thailand and Malaysia