PBS NewsHour

Why more Rohingya are making desperate journeys by sea

Clip: 01/29/2023 | 7m 54s | Video has closed captioning.

It’s been five years since hundreds of thousands of Rohingya fled the brutality of government security forces in Myanmar, ending up in camps in Bangladesh or setting out to sea in hopes of reaching Malaysia or Indonesia. Last week, Indonesia’s government called for a regional effort to address the crisis of refugees stranded at sea. Reuters correspondent Poppy McPherson joins John Yang to discuss.

Aired: 01/29/23

Rating: NR

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