Worldfocus presents the year's highlights from our online "Perspectives" section, which features the work of regular contributors to the broadcast and website. Read their most compelling personal accounts and commentary from 2009, touching on subjects ranging from the seemingly-endless war in eastern Congo to pop culture in North Korea.
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Worldfocus speaks with "David," a Burmese refugee who was recently released from a Malaysian detention camp. The camps are severely overcrowded, and conditions are reportedly wretched, with limited or no access to clean water, medical treatment and food.
Karen Zusman recently returned from Malaysia, where she reported on the plight of Burmese refugees. In this audio interview, she speaks with one of the refugees about recent developments.
Karen Zusman, an independent journalist, writes about one family caught up in the human trafficking of Burmese refugees on the Thai-Malaysian border.
Karen Zusman, an independent journalist, recently returned from Malaysia, where she reported on the plight of Burmese refugees trapped inside that country. Listen to the full audio documentary and view images from her travels.
Elaine Pearson, deputy director of the Asia division of Human Rights Watch, joins Martin Savidge to discuss the status of the Myanmar refugees in Malaysia and the problem of human trafficking in Asia.