As World Leaders Converge in Myanmar, Rohingya Face Worsening Conditions

November 6, 2014 04:09 PM
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Next week Myanmar hosts the East Asian Summit, a highly anticipated achievement for its ongoing democratic transition. As world leaders converge on the capital, however, human rights groups are trying to focus attention on the ongoing forced detentions, restricted movements and intimidation of more than 120,000 displaced ethnic Rohingya. Steve Sandford reports from Sittwe, the capital of Myanmar’s troubled Rakhine state.