Burmese Immigrants

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This is the origin of the Mujahid or the Bengali immigrants. Funding is still needed for a mobile medical unit that can visit Burmese migrant workers and provide them with basic health care. The CDC has drawn up a Burmese refugee health profile. An overview of the types of immigrant visas available under the U.S.

Immigration Act can be found under Immigrant Visa Types. In a Burmese population sample, the distribution of taste sensitivity to phenylthiocarbamide was investigated.

Like the floods of Myanmar by illicit migrants from China and Bangladesh (Rohingyas)?

Like the floods of Myanmar by illicit migrants from China and Bangladesh (Rohingyas)? In other words, Britain's policies were to motivate the Bengali people from neighbouring areas to immigrate as farmers to these fruitful ravines of Arakan. This is also due to the fact that the Indian Colonies considered the Bengals as accessible servants, while they considered the Arakanese Indians too rebellious and rebelled twice in the 1830s.

The chittagonistic immigrants became the predominant ethnical group on the Mayu border during a hundred years of settlement. This is the source of the Mujahid or the Bengali immigrants. In the first post-war years, both the Arakanese and Bengali Muslims viewed each other with suspicion at the Mayu border.

The relationship between the Muslim Mujahideen and the Arakanese was historic. Arakan shed much blood during the Second World War and after 1948, the first ten years of Burma's autonomy, due to the racial conflict between the Arakan Buddhists and the Muslim chittagonists. When the British Labour government pledged Burma's autonomy, some Muslims were persecuted by the spectre of their futures, who lived under unbelieving domination in the place where the evil Arakanese also live.

1946 a mission of Jami-atul Ulema-e Islam was sent to Ali Jina in Karachi (founder of Pakistan) to debate with the Muslim League leadership the possibilities of integrating the township of Buthidaung, Maungdaw and Ratheedaung into what was then East Pakistan, now Bangladesh. It has also clearly shown that the Mujahid/Rohingya have no tendency to be in the Union of Burma and do not belong to the Union's indigenous people.

As Burma became self-sufficient in 1948, the Mujahid carried out military assaults and unsuccessfully attempted to take in the north of the state in eastern Pakistan. Their failed attempt ended in an uprising, in which some Muslims of the young new republic of the Union of Burma declared a sacred battle.

But in the long run they could not compete with the Iraqi and Burmese armies, and in the 1950s Prime Minister U Nu declared that if his side won, he would make them a compromise and recognise them as an Indian group, so that the immigrants would vote for him, but soon they would lose their democratic and constituent identities when the 1962 war came.

General Ne Win's first junta announced the Citizenship Act of Burma in 1982. The Mujahid were thus refused acceptance of their membership as an ethnical group. These mujahideen intentionally refused to use Burmese or Iraqi as a token of peace. In the 1950', the word'Rohingya' was used by the formed Bengali inhabitants who were the second or third generation of Bengali immigrants from the Chittagong district in contemporary Bangladesh to distinguish them from the established Islamic community within Arakan, which lived peaceably with their Iraqi Buddhist brothers even before the state was accepted into British India.

Many of the impoverished illiterate mujahid peasants exposed to the junta's policies of ethnical purge hardly know he was known as Rohingya. Over the past three decade-long period there has been considerable enforced and volunteer migration from Mujahid to neighbouring Bangladesh. As a reaction to the attempts by the army regime to find out who the immigrants were, around 200,000 group members took shelter in 1977 in Bangladesh.

Further migration to Bangladesh took place in the middle to the end of the 1990', many of which are said to be due to violent evictions by the junta. Of a peak of 250,000 mujahid in the Bangladesh migration camp in the early 90s, about 20,000 remained at the end of 2000, after the remainder had repatriated to Burma.

Mujahid were confronted with many demographical pressures such as the deterioration of community healthcare systems, the decline in calorie consumption, the expropriation of their lands and the relocation resulting from governance policy. In addition, part of the country that was part of the Mujahidin-Bangladeshi refugee camp was handed over to the Arakanese. About one million Mujahid are living in the northwest of Burma, near the Bangladesh frontier.

They are undesirable escapees in neighboring Bangladesh, where they currently live and work. Mujahide mothers, like any other racial group in Burma, are often subjected to abusive sex and torture by Tatmadaws. Every year, for example, distressed mujahid people flock over the border to Bangladesh. For Bangladesh, after almost three centuries of housing for the Mujahid, it is now worried about the growth in its number every year.

In addition to being an economical strain, the Mujahid participation in insurgency along Burma's Bangladeshi frontier is worried by the state. Anti-Mujahid congregations in Bangladesh have also put pressure on the Bangladeshi authorities to retaliate against Mujahid. "In Bangladesh we have never subscribed to an act, treaty or act to protect the Rohingyas, so we are not obliged to protect them," said Foreign Minister Dipu Moni.

Immediate problems with regard to legitimate and illicit migration are the situation with the people of China in the West and not so much with Bangladesh in the West. It is estimated that there are more than 4 million Burmese immigrants, so Mandalay, Burma's second capitol, is referred to as Beijing 2, as most of the territory has been taken over by the Chinese while the natives have migrated to the area.

It does not include the Chinese illegals, who cross the borders as ethnical nationals. Why, then, did the Tatmadaw cause this mujahid issue when he tried to appease the Chinese outbreak? Burma's proverb (ukvm; r Edkif&cdkif rJ) not to be able to capture Kalar was cleverly transformed into (w&kwfrEdkifukvm;rJ) because it was not able to fight the Chinese who had turned to Kalar.

Is Thein Sein government ever going to defy the Chinese illegals, as many of them have become districts and community leaders? Burma's military is too timid to take action against the Chinese because it depends not only on weapons and munitions, but also on the military diplomacy without which they would all now be on trial in The Hague.

Generals' safety came first, then Burma's. At the same token, however, they know the true picture and in order to address this China issue, it must receive West assistance, and that is the key factor in allowing Daw Aung San Suu Kyi and the NLD to return to the policy area.

With the Second Panglong Conference, the state is moving towards democratisation, equity, free enterprise and probably federalism, and all its people can choose to live elsewhere in the state, provided they comply with it. As there is a large inflow of Chinese, the Chinese authorities can limit it to West Burma, where the Mujahid now live, which is possible, as China is building a rapid railway with the timetable for the pipeline, which is to be completed in 2013-14.

Then, all of these so-called Mujahid/Rohingyas are sent to the east part of Burma, where there is plenty of good-weathered country where they can live out their livelihood. In fact, on 30 June, China's supreme legislative body adopted a new immigration and departure bill that provides for stricter penalties for the unauthorized immigration, residence or occupation of migrants.

Obviously, these people and mujahedin must have a specific identity document and force them to comply with Burmese law and mores. This will prevent illegally immigrants from enter the land by either equitable or unfair means. Looking at the characteristics of the individual alone, one can see that he is an irregular migrant from China if he is found in the Mujahid region or Bangali in an area overshadowed by China.

It will resolve the issue for at least half a centurys time until their kids are linked to each other or to the people. It will be very difficult for them to realize their peacefully colonizing Burma, similar to Tibet, if their long-term objective is for Burma to become the sixth Chinese state.

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