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Overcrowding takes toll on Rohingya detainees

SPECIAL REPORT: Despite adequate food and clothing, migrants are suffering from cramped conditions and an uncertain future

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More than 100 Rohingya migrants being detained in Kanchanaburi are being well fed and clothed, but crowded conditions have left many suffering aches and pains. 

The Rohingya in the Kanchanaburi detention centre are among some 2,000 who have fled persecution in Myanmar, sailing to Thailand and arriving on the country's shores since January.

They are awaiting resettlement in a third country and families have been separated during the process.

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