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Study finds high suicide rates among Myanmar refugees in Thailand

Since the 1980s, tens of thousands of refugees from Myanmar have crossed the border into Thailand. They are mostly settled in nine major camps. A recent study conducted in the largest camp shows an increase in suicides.

by Scott Heidler

Since the 1980s, tens of thousands of refugees from Myanmar have crossed the border into Thailand.

They are mostly settled in nine major camps.

A recent study conducted in the largest camp shows a spike in suicides.

Al Jazeera’s Scott Heidler reports from Mae Sot, Thailand.


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