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Old October 28, 2012, 12:18 AM
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Originally Posted by cricket_king
I'm curious - are you saying that these are people of our ethnicity in Burma? Or are you saying that they are Bengali because of their religion (surely not)?
Certainly. They're definitely not Burmese, in this the Burma authorities are correct. Its true they may have been in the region for hundreds of years but that doesn't change the fact that they aren't really Burmese. Everything from racial appearance to language to religion screams Bengali.
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