• Rohingya migrants sit in a boat as they're towed closer to land by fishermen, off the coast near the city of Geulumpang in Indonesia's East Aceh district of Aceh province, before being rescued on May 20, 2015. (AFP)Source: AFP
Who are the Rohingya people of Myanmar and what is their story?
24 Jul 2015 - 2:19 PM  UPDATED 29 Mar 2016 - 4:50 PM

For decades, the minority Rohingya people of Myanmar lived out fearful, desperate lives away from the world's eyes.

But suddenly they're in the headlines.

Who are they, and what's their story?


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