TIME:Burmese Exiles Find Refuge in Thailand — But for How Long?

They pawned their possessions for enough cash to masquerade as government officials. Thiha Yarzar and Aye Min Soe were former political prisoners living in Rangoon who, at the end of 2008, decided their pasts were likely to land them back in prison. Forbidden from traveling outside the capital without official permission, they wore “rich-looking” clothing, imitation jewelry and austere expressions on their faces; and instructed their hired driver to tell soldiers stationed at roadside

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