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Rohingya risk lives to escape from Myanmar

December 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.

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