Discriminatory citizenship laws imposed by the Burmese government

Discriminatory citizenship laws imposed by the Burmese government have systematically stripped over one million Rohingya in the Rakhine state of western Burma of their citizenship. Blind in one eye after being beaten in the head during forced labor, the man fled from Burma in the mid 1990's and is one of an estimated 200,000 stateless Rohingya now living in the southern part of neighboring Bangladesh.