Ben wrote:question everything and follow the evidence.
but what good is there in condemning the monks, the Burmese, the Muslims, or the ethnic groups involved? It is a complicated issue
drifting cloud wrote:I am a little disappointed that this thread has garnered so little interest
Mr Man wrote:Dmytro, so do you think that there is no reason for concern with how Rohingya are treated in Myanmar?
Mr Man wrote:Dmytro, The Rohingya have generaly been settled in Myanmar for many decades. They, for the most, are not recent imigrants from Bangladesh they are not bengali.
Myanmar it their home and they deserve to be recognised as a distinct ethnic group within that country.
It is more than one generation. I would imagine that vast majority of the Rohingya population were born in Myanmar.Dmytro wrote:
Historically, they are recent immigrants, though indeed the new generation has been born in Myanmar.
Their demands are more extensive:
"Rohingya demands the followings:
drifting cloud wrote:I am a little disappointed that this thread has garnered so little interest - ...
drifting cloud wrote:... I had thought that orders of ordained monks advocating ethnic cleansing in Burma's Arakan State might have evoked some kind of reaction - I realize, of course, there are finer points of Pali translation to be endlessly debated without conclusion, but surely the posters here have some thoughts?
Mr Man wrote:These demands should not negate the, dare I say it, "rights" of the individual.
Mawkish1983 wrote:No it hasn't.Dmytro wrote:multiculturalism has spectacularly failed in Europe
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