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Tourism, culture, economies, and refugee status

31 January, 2008

Via the BBC, this story about Burmese refugee Kayan women who are being denied the right to emigrate to New Zealand by Thai authorities who allegedly want to keep them in Thailand because the “long necked” Kayan women are a popular draw for tourists.  The UNHCR representative calls it “a human zoo” and urges a tourist boycott.

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  1. 5 February, 2008 8:19 pm

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