The UN refugee agency is urging the governments of South East Asia to take in Rohingya refugees.
A group of people, who say they are from Myanmar, were found in a boat off the coast of Thailand.
But they have been turned away.
In the last year, about 13,000 people are thought to have left the Bay of Bengal in search of a better life
Al Jazeera's Caroline Malone reports.
Source: Al Jazeera