Little Burma – 2010
Mae Sot / Umphien – refugee camp -Thailand
Around Mae Sot – a boundary town located in Thailand, 6 km from Burma – the region has been transformed into a camp for illegal refugees. Burmese were forced to leave their country for political as well as economical reasons.
Within few dozen kilometers, we can find 7 such camps – which are testimony to the tragedy of Burmese Karen – mainly – a persecuted minority for more than 35 years by the ruling military junta.
This project presents the daily life in one of these camps – Umphien.