burma refugees

in clarkston Georgia

why the refugees are fleeing their country

The refugees from Burma are fleeing from their country due to the military invading their country , the military personel are also assaulting the people for no reason . Also the people are leaving because the military has had power over the country for over 40 years, the people of Burma want a change, a democracy.

Timeline

  • May: The new government freed thousands of prisoners under an amnesty, but few political prisoners are among them and the move is dismissed by one rights group as "pathetic".

  • August: Aung San Suu Kyi is allowed to leave Rangoon on a political visit; days later she meets President Thein Sein in Nay Pyi Taw.

    • December: US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton visits, meets Ms Aung San Suu Kyi and holds talks with President Thein Sein. The US offers to improve relations if democratic reforms continue.President Thein Sein signs a law allowing peaceful demonstrations for the first time. The NLD re-registers as a political party in advance of by-elections for parliament due to be held early in 2012.

      • March: A dispute involving three Muslims in the central Burmese town of Meiktila triggers deadly clashes between Muslim and Buddhist

      • communities.More than 40 people die in clashes and around 12,000 Muslims are displaced from their homes. A state of emergency is declared in the area.A report reveals that police fired military-issue white phosphorus resumes loans to Myanmar for the first time in 30 years in an attempt to boost its social and economic development.grenades to disperse protesters at the controversial Monywa copper mine.

      • February:The government and ethnic Kachin rebels reached an agreement to hold talks, after weeks of fighting in the north-east of the country.Thein Sein warned the government will use force to stop "political opportunists and religious extremists" from fomenting hatred between faiths.resumes loans to Myanmar for the first time in 30 years in an attempt to boost its social and economic development.

        • March: A dispute involving three Muslims in the central Burmese town of Meiktila triggers deadly clashes between Muslim and Buddhist

        • communities.More than 40 people die in clashes and around 12,000 Muslims are displaced from their homes. A state of emergency is declared in the area.A report reveals that police fired military-issue white phosphorus resumes loans to Myanmar for the first time in 30 years in an attempt to boost its social and economic development.grenades to disperse protesters at the controversial Monywa copper mine.

        • February:The government and ethnic Kachin rebels reached an agreement to hold talks, after weeks of fighting in the north-east of the country.Thein Sein warned the government will use force to stop "political opportunists and religious extremists" from fomenting hatred between faiths.resumes loans to Myanmar for the first time in 30 years in an attempt to boost its social and economic development.

        • April: The European Union lifts its remaining trade, economic and individual sanctions - except those on arms sales - in response to Myanmar's political reform programme.Human rights groups criticise the move as premature, saying it reduces the leverage the EU has on Myanmar.A report says there is clear evidence of government complicity in ethnic cleansing and crimes against humanity against Muslims in Rakhine state. he government rejects the allegation.

        • November: The main military-backed party, the Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP), claims a resounding victory in the first elections for 20 years. Opposition groups allege widespread fraud and many Western countries condemn the vote as a sham. The junta says it marks the transition from military rule to a civilian democracy.


Resettlement for refugees in GA- Done by Carl ;)

  • "churches resettle approximately 10% of all refugees entering the United States, providing language skills, job training and spiritual support for our new community members. taken from Atalanta relief resettlement.
We provide vital services that include but are not limited to preparing their new home with furniture and basic household items, arranging medical visits, assisting in the acquisition of refugee benefits, enrolling in ESL classes, providing a thorough orientation to life in America, and providing job skill and employment services."





  • a furnished home help with rent

  • health care

  • nutritious, affordable food

  • English language classes

  • help building job, computer & financial literacy skills

  • education for their children

  • social services and community support

  • legal services toward residency & citizenship




One of changeless are are that the people that lived there before the refugee came. is being prejudice. And need to learn to co exist with the new people living there.

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