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Posts Tagged ‘Moken people’ (1 found)

Thailand/Burma: Sea Nomads Vulnerable to Abuse

Far from the idyllic image that tourism promotes of the Moken people, these sea nomads face increasing restrictions and attacks at sea, and systematic discrimination on land. By effectively denying them citizenship, the Thai and Burmese governments make the Moken easy targets for exploitation and other threats to their very existence […]

June 25, 2015  •  By Human Rights Watch  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤