Skip to comments.Little relief for Assam violence victims (Ongoing mass murders by Muslims)
Posted on 08/01/2012 6:36:25 AM PDT by JimWayne
Last week's ethnic violence between the Muslims and tribal Bodos in the north-eastern Indian state of Assam displaced tens of thousands of people and left more than 50 people dead.
(Excerpt) Read more at bbc.co.uk ...
It’s kind of like inner city gangs. As long as they only kill each other off, I see no problem.
Treat Muslims like they treat you. It could be the new golden rule.
You don’t see a problem with Muslims killing and persecuting the Bodo?
Would it help if you knew something about the Bodo?
Bodos are mostly Hindus and Protestants, together fighting Bangladeshi illegal immigrant Muslims.
Selected cuts from related story at http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-18993905 reveal similarities we should all be familiar with by now.
... At the heart of Assam’s troubles is a debate over so-called “infiltration” by outsiders, which has led to ethnic tension between the state’s indigenous population and Bengali migrants.
Changing demography, loss of land and livelihood and intensified competition for political power has added a deadly potency to the issue of who has a right to Assam...
...The migrants say they are mostly descended from East Bengali Muslims brought to Assam by the British to boost agricultural output by taming the “Chars” (river islands) - and that they are as Indian as the ethnic Assamese or the tribespeople in the state...
...The indigenous Assamese were joined by many local tribal groups in opposing the state assembly elections because they alleged that the electoral rolls were full of “infiltrators” - the expression locally used to describe illegal migrants from neighbouring Bangladesh...
...After the 1983 elections, India’s federal government tried to placate local sentiments by signing an accord with the All Assam Students Union (AASU) in 1985 which was leading the campaign against the migrants.
The accord promised to disenfranchise migrants who came after 1966 for a period of 10 years, after which they would be included in electoral rolls.
The hardline Assamese described the 1985 accord as a “betrayal” and decided to wage an armed campaign against India.
Twenty years later, a faction of the separatist United Liberation Front of Assam (Ulfa) is negotiating with Delhi, asking for more concrete protection for indigenous populations against what they describe as “relentless illegal migration from across the border”.
Groups representing Bodo, Rabha, Tiwa and other tribespeople support the Ulfa’s call for stopping illegal migration and protecting the lands and livelihoods of the local populations...
...The migrants and their descendants have also become more assertive with the formation of the Assam United Democratic Front which seeks to protect the rights of minorities and their periodic ousting from settlements through violence.
The Front, led by a charismatic religious leader Maulana Badruddin Ajmal, has increased its tally in the state legislature over the last two state elections.
In 2011, it emerged as the main opposition to Assam’s ruling Congress party, winning three times the number of seats won by regional Assamese parties and the Hindu nationalist BJP.
moozlums will be moozlums. Who are we to judge????? Maybe the Bodos drew a picture of mo-hammed or something?
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