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Pakistani refugees released from detention in Thailand

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A Thai immigration police officer directs Pakistani refugees released on bail to a waiting bus after their detention at the immigration detention center in Bangkok on June 6. A group of almost a hundred Pakistani refugees and asylum seekers, including several dozen children and a baby born in detention, were released on bail.

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A Pakistani woman sits on a bus after being released on bail from detention at an immigration detention centre in Bangkok on June 6.

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Pakistani refugees, members of the Ahmadiyya, an Islamic minority sect, pray as they leave a detention centre on a bus in Bangkok on June 6.

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Asfa, a one-month-old girl born in a detention center, is pictured among bags as her father, a Pakistani refugee who is a member of the Ahmadiyya, an Islamic minority sect, stands in their new accommodation after their release from detention in Bangkok on June 6.

Channel News Asia has more on this story:

Ninety-six people, most of whom were arrested in December, will be released from a Bangkok detention centre on Monday, an immigration officer said.

The detained group are from Pakistan's Ahmadi Muslim community, who suffer violence and persecution in their home country, according to the Thai Committee for Refugees, which helped organise the release.