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Cambodian migrant workers flee Thailand

Tens of thousands of Cambodians are fleeing neighbouring Thailand amid fears the new military leadership will crackdown on migrant workers.

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) tweeted that 70,000 people crossed the border this week.

Thai authorities deny alleged attacks on workers and say the workers are all leaving of their own accord.

Jonathan Head travelled to the border to find out why so many people are returning home.

  • 16 Jun 2014
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