Thursday, January 17, 2013

Myanmar: Thousands of Rohingya refugees arrive in Thailand

Rohingya Muslim refugees have arrived in neighbouring Thailand, bringing the total in recent weeks to around a thousand. They're making the long journey by boat to escape the harsh conditions in western Myanmar, after fighting broke out last year between Muslims and Buddhists. Al Jazeera's Wayne Hay reports from Phang-Nga province in southern Thailand.