Episode 16: The plight of former prisoners

Myanmar’s prisons are hostile places. They’re crumbling, overcrowded and prisoners sometimes face violence and threats.

They’re also not very good for your health. Cramped conditions and poor diets leave many inmates suffering chronic health problems long after they are released.

Doh Athan this week takes a look at how former prisoners with health problems are being cared for and what is being done to improve prison standards. Listen on Soundcloud and YouTube below. 

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