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The Tragedy of Burma's 'Boat People' (VOA On Assignment July 12)i
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July 12, 2013 2:52 PM
Reporter Steve Sandford tells On Assignment's Philip Alexiou about the plight of Burma's Rohingya Muslims -- many of whom have fled on boats to Thailand to escape attacks. In Burma, they are considered illegal immigrants and denied citizenship. And, as Steve reports, Thailand isn't treating them much better.

The Tragedy of Burma's 'Boat People' (VOA On Assignment July 12)

Published July 12, 2013

Reporter Steve Sandford tells On Assignment's Philip Alexiou about the plight of Burma's Rohingya Muslims -- many of whom have fled on boats to Thailand to escape attacks. In Burma, they are considered illegal immigrants and denied citizenship. And, as Steve reports, Thailand isn't treating them much better.