2013-03-25 22:32:45

Myanmar’s Rohingya refugees face dire conditions abroad, describe persecution at home

Many of the Rohingya who have been forced to flee their homes are now living in crowded and dirty camps where skin infections, diarrhea and other ailments are common. Displaced people regularly seek refuge across the border, fleeing to neighboring countries including Thailand and Bangladesh, which already hosts several hundred thousand refugees and says it cannot take any more.  FSRN's Rebecca Henschke spoke to Rohingya refugees in Malaysia and brings us this story.