When Britain ruled Myanmar in the 19th century, several treaties were signed with Thailand to demarcate the boundary between Thailand and its neighbour.
A Rohingya family take their child to Maesot General Hospital in Tak province. The boy has a tumour on the back of his head. Border hospitals in Tak have to shoulder more than 100 million baht a year to provide healthcare services to those with citizenship problems. PARITTA WANGKIAT
While this clarified a disputed territory, it left a number of people in border areas stateless, including in Umphang district of Tak province.
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