The Palaung are the most recent ethnic group to arrive in Thailand.
They have come here from neighboring Burma (Myanmar), where they are one of that country's most ancient indigenous peoples.
It has become the largest of the world’s religions.
Geographically the most widely diffused of all faiths, it has a constituency of more than 2 billion believers.
This study examines the relationship between the Sharia law, identity and conflict in Nigeria.
This development is studied within the context of Kaduna and Kebbi states.
In every corner of the earth ordinary people are forced to leave their homes due to conflict and persecution. In 2016, nearly 66 million people experienced this fate – one of every 113 people on the planet.
These are said to symbolize an animal trap, set by the Lisu people, which accidentally ensnared Roi Ngoen, a visiting angel from whom they believe they are descended.
The result is a visualization that pairs history with layers upon layers of data, creating a powerful narrative of refugee migration.
Under international law, the United Nations is responsible for protecting asylum seekers around the world.
They have fled in the past 20 years from Shan State and Kachin State to escape persecution and oppression at the hands of Burma's military rulers.
Many of the Palaung in Thailand are refugees living in refugee camps. This includes a bright red skirt, worn like a sarong.