Rohingya risk lives to escape from Myanmar
By Al JazeeraDecember 7, 2014
Stuck in a country that does recognise their citizenship, minority Muslim group forced to find a better life elsewhere.
Close to 1.3 million Rohingya Muslims live an isolated existence in Myanmar. At the receiving end of government policies described by human-rights groups as ethnic cleansing, those who survive often live in absolute poverty. Thousands have fled the country, trying to find a better life.
Al Jazeera's Florence Looi reports from Sittwe in Rakhine state.