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Thai Freedom House, Chiang Mai

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Other than running Chiang Mai's excellent Freebird Cafe—a Shan/Burmese vegetarian restaurant—Thai Freedom House runs a community education, arts and language centre for refugees from Burma (Myanmar) and underprivileged ethnic minorities.

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Reaching Thailand from conflict zones inside Burma may provide initial relief and safety for Shan, Kachin and Karen refugees but their subsequent hazy legal status, ignorance of local language and laws and dealings with an often recalcitrant officialdom leaves them open to abuse and exploitation. Freedom House's initial objectives are to provide information and share resources on legalities, registration, healthcare, education, housing and so on to the refugees, and bring them up to speed with all ... Travelfish members only (Full text is around 400 words.)


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