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Forced into exile: The plight of the Rohingyas

There are more than 1.3 million Rohingya people in the world. Although they have lived in Burma for more than two centuries, this Muslim minority is not among those officially recognised by the Burmese authorities. Stateless, rejected and persecuted, in recent months tens of thousands of them have fled Burma for neighbouring Bangladesh, where they are crammed into shanty towns. Our reporter Camille Le Pomellec went to meet them.