Refugees families in Indonesia left in limbo

Indonesia is struggling to deal with refugees escaping conflict and poverty in Africa, the Middle East and elsewhere in Asia.

It is only supposed to act as a transit country, not being a signatory to in the Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees.

However, many refugees in Indonesia said they have been left in limbo for years, waiting for documentation so they can be resettled.

Before arriving at camps in Indonesia, refugees and migrants spent months on boats

This video was originally published on May 20, 2015. Correspondent Jonathan Kaiman reports from a camp in Indonesia that was set up for people fleeing Bangladesh and Myanmar who have spent months at sea.

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