In pictures: Burmese migrants

On strike

These Burmese prawn processing workers are holding a one-day strike in Ranong. They say their new boss cut their wages to well below the official minimum.

Some of the women started working at the prawn factory as young as 13 years old.

These migrants have temporary work permits - but this restricts them to one company, weakening their bargaining power. The strike ends after a couple of hours.

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