Ian Pannell in plane pointing at map of area
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Aerial view of Asian boat migrant route

An estimated 8,000 people are stranded on boats in waters between Thailand, Indonesia and Malaysia.

Many are Rohingya Muslims fleeing persecution and poverty from Myanmar and Bangladesh.

Ian Pannell took a flight over the Andaman sea in search of those seeking a better life.

  • 19 May 2015
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