How stateless people in Thailand struggle to survive.
There are about 2 million people living in Thailand who are considered stateless by the Thai government, according to 2015 UNESCO statistics. These people have to face many restrictions of Thailand's law such as restricted areas, no funding for schools and so on.
"It does not matter how good or clever you are. You are always being limited by the fact that you are stateless, and it's like a bird being kept in a cage," said Joi Mong Thong, who had an life-time opportunity to study aboard but was barred by area restrictions as he was stateless.
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