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Myanmar workers in Thailand victims of a broken system

Myanmar workers in Thailand victims of a broken system

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by July 11, 2017 World News

 

Myawaddy (Myanmar) (AFP) – With only meagre belongings stuffed into backpacks and duffel bags, tens of thousands of Myanmar migrants have streamed home across the Thai border over the past two weeks.

But it is not a joyous homecoming for the truckloads of men and women, who fled Thailand in fear of a new law that hardens penalties on the millions of undocumented migrant workers underpinning its economy. We’re sorry. You don't have permission to access this page. Please sign up to have full access to this page.

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