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Free Speech for all or else !

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Submitted by Ivan (Indonesia), Mar 14, 2008 at 14:58

In Indonesia, you can easily find dozens of books which criticize & attack Christianity even in the major bookstores. Fortunately, no signs of riots at all so far from any Christian group in the country.

So, here in Indonesia, the country with the most Muslims in the world, we practice free speech consistently, er, most of us actually. In Indonesia, only the majority (read: Muslims) has all the right to offend others (read: Free Speech) here. Alas, the minorities (in terms of their beliefs, race, ethnicities, etc) never has free speech, only the right to be offended perpetually and submissively...

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