Cambodians flee Thai military crackdown

More than 160,000 Cambodians flee Thailand fearing military crackdown on illegal workers.

    More than 160,000 Cambodians have fled Thailand fearing a military crackdown on illegal workers.
     
    The military has toughened its approach to undocumented foreigners since it seized power in a coup last month. But it insists workers are leaving by choice, rather than by force.
     
    Al Jazeera's Veronica Pedrosa reports from the Thai-Cambodian border. 

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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