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Rohingya seeking new life in Malaysia

Escaping violence in Myanmar, many migrants fear for those they left behind.
Last Modified: 08 Nov 2012 09:04

Rohingya fleeing persecution in Myanmar are arriving in Malaysia to make a new life for themselves and their families.

While they form the second-largest refugee group in the country, they have no legal status.

Al Jazeera's Florence Looi reports from Kuala Lumpur.

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