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Rohingya migrant crisis - explained in 90 seconds

The Rohingyas - a distinct Muslim ethnic group who are effectively stateless - have been fleeing Myanmar for decades.

But why are thousands now stranded at sea? And how are Myanmar's neighbours responding?

BBC News explains, in 90 seconds.

Produced by Mohamed Madi

Sources: UN and International Organization for Migration

  • 20 May 2015
  • From the section China
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