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Indochinese refugee exodus

Indochinese refugee exodus

causes, impact, prospects

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Published by Library of Congress, Congressional Research Service in [Washington, DC] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Refugees -- Vietnam,
  • Refugees -- Laos,
  • Refugees -- Cambodia

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMarjorie Niehaus
    SeriesMajor studies and issue briefs of the Congressional Research Service -- 1979-80, reel 7, fr. 1346
    ContributionsLibrary of Congress. Congressional Research Service
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination33 p.
    Number of Pages33
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15451035M

    Moreover, Thai and Khmer medical staff assisted these teams in their work. When return is not realistic, refugees try to flee to an adjacent or nearby country, perhaps one sharing the ethnicity of the group pushed into exile. Further, Hanoi and its ideology were determined to wreck havoc with the traditional Vietnamese culture. The Vietnamese government also cracked down on fleeing boats, halting the exodus.

    They added that a new law was required to cope systematically with emergencies, such as the one posed by the exodus from Indochina and by Cuba's decision to let political prisoners emigrate. Navy vessel during Operation Frequent Wind. The number of boat people arriving monthly on foreign shores peaked at 56, in June President Gerald Ford created an inter-agency task force headed by Julia Taft to "coordinate The Thai "pushed back" many of the Cambodians attempting to cross, most notably at Preah Vihear Temple where thousands of Cambodians died in a mine field.

    It is always difficult to obtain accurate figures of Indochinese refugee exodus book in camps because some refugees leave to seek local work and return, particularly on census days. As party to the convention, Australia should grant asylum to some of the refugees, ensuring their rights are protected in accordance with legal and humanitarian standard. Several countries have sent positive signals about resettling refugees. Hanoi blamed Peking for the continued fighting in Cambodia and demanded that China stop supporting the remnants of former Prime Minister Pol Pot's army. The Rohingya people are caught between persecution at home and human traffickers. Lobbying by Americans who had worked with the Hmong caused a change in policy.


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FLASHBACK: Democrats Tried To Block Thousands Of Vietnam War Refugees

The Montagnards were largely forgotten but inescaped to Thailand and were resettled in Raleigh, North Carolina. Inan estimated one to two million Hoa lived in Vietnam, and they owned or controlled most of Indochinese refugee exodus book commerce of South Vietnam.

Most Cambodians were stopped at the border and took up residence in chaotic camps Indochinese refugee exodus book the border between Cambodia and Thailand. The U.

In response to international pressure, selection for resettlement of the residual population was extended again inafter which Thai authorities officially decreed that all remaining refugees would be transferred to the border for repatriation to Cambodia.

Canada, in light of the emergency, decided that principles of the justice favouring refugees already in camps be set aside; Canada would provide a significant leadership role and raise its intake for the Hai Hong from to refugees, a decision reinforced by the Indochinese refugee exodus book tone in the media coverage and the positive public response to that coverage.

A few thousand refugees were resettled in other countries, especially Canada, or elected to return to Vietnam. North Vietnamese rockets were fired at Tan Son Nhut on April 29, killing two American marines, and the airport was closed later that day. Their guerilla war against the Vietnamese communists continued for the next 15 years, and a few Montagnards fled across the border to remote, jungle areas of Cambodia sandwiched between the hostile Khmer Rouge and Vietnamese.

Their testimony is that they leave not because of Vietnam's problems of postwar reconstruction, but because they believe the Government imposes political barriers to their participation in reconstruction. Although the Montagnards were firm allies of the United States, especially the Green Beretsvery few of them were among the evacuees from Saigon.

The identification of the Indochinese with the Jews fostered guilt among Western countries that had failed to come to the rescue of those Jews who managed to flee by boat inforty years before. This continued until refugee policy was reformed with the Refugee Act of The U.

Another group of opponents focused on the growing need of poor Americans. Very shortly after that, Saigon fell to the Viet Cong and North Vietnam on 30 April and the large exodus began; many managed to escape with the departing Americans.

The latter was the situation of Indochinese refugees who fled a combination of general oppression, ethnic cleansing and targeting of particular groups for persecution. Between and, Vietnamese refugees, mostly Hoa arriving by sea in Hong Kong, were resettled in other countries.

The news coverage took place in the aftermath of the changes to the Canadian Immigration Act that in part had established a separate provision for humanitarian movements as Designated Class Immigrants or humanitarian refugees that went beyond the definition of Convention Refugees, individuals who had to prove they had a well-founded fear of persecution.

Add to that a fear of corruption of the communist purity of the north and the ideological predisposition of the regime.

Indochina refugee crisis

The rest were repatriated. Governments may use trade or aid as an incentive to improve human rights in the country. The maintenance of the status quo was also helped by the utility of these businessmen to the Vietnam government in fostering regional trade. The military also use the base for rest and recreation after they return from a raid back into Cambodia.

In the end, most of the Democrat complaints appeared Indochinese refugee exodus book center on the fact that the refugees were escaping communism, which many liberals did not find that objectionable. The amendment was rejected by the House, to 71, according to the Almanac.

Indochinese refugee exodus book of the outflow, the Hoa population of Vietnam declined during the s. In the early days of the camp, refugees lived in tents or huts made of whatever material was available. The allegation, based on refugee accounts, had been made by Australia and Britain at a conference on Indochinese refugees held here under United Nations Indochinese refugee exodus book The.

Already the refugees have saddled neighbouring non-communist nations with serious political, economic, social and security problems.

Vietnam, Laos and Kampuchea discharge a massive flow of apparently permanent refugees, on a scale the world has not experienced since World War II.

Donald Riegle, a liberal representative from Michigan who later would serve as its senator, offered an amendment that would have barred funds for the refugees unless similar assistance was given to Americans.Khmers and Laotians), a total second only to the United States, and per capita more than any country in the world (Robinson ) The refugee exodus from South-east Asia went through several.

After the end of the Vietnam War and the withdrawal of the United States, China invaded Vietnam inlaunching the Sino-Vietnamese War, a brief border conflict, and aggravating the Indochinese refugee crisis.

As a result, approximatelyVietnamese, many of Hoa ethnicity, immediately fled by land into China. Refugee Workers in the Indochina Exodus, and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Learn more. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App/5(4).Khao-I-Dang Holding Center (Thai: เขาอีด่าง, Khmer: pdf was a Cambodian refugee camp pdf km north of Aranyaprathet in Prachinburi (now Sa Kaeo) Province of most enduring refugee camp on the Thai-Cambodian border, it was established in late and administered by the Thai Interior Ministry and the United Nations High Commissioner for Area: km² ( sq mi).Get this from a library!

Download pdf Indochinese exodus: a humanitarian dilemma: report to the Congress. [United States. General Accounting Office.] -- Massive refugee migrations in Southeast Asia set off in by changes of government in Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos, are a problem of both humanitarian and political concern.

The refugees pose.Khmers and Laotians), a total second only to the United Ebook, and per capita more than any country in the world (Robinson ) The refugee exodus from South-east Asia went through several.