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Submitted by the Grand Infidel of Kaffiristan (Australia), Jan 9, 2010 at 22:05

Mr.Soetero, from Muslim dominated Indonesia after it was pointed out to him that overt Muslim intolerance of other religions continues to exist there to this day, writes:

"Why did you never mention about what Australian( British) treat the original people of Australia? "

Because it is totally irrelevant to the point being spoken about - which is present day Muslim persecution of 'dhimmis' in Indonesia. Why do you bring it up - if not to draw attention away from the salient point.?

Aboriginals are not persecuted here - especially not because some of them might follow tribal religions which would differ from the mainstream religion of Australia.

In any case, Australian Aborigines are given every assistance they ask for and special treatment in health care, education , housing, legal aid, assistance in creating and running communications media, funding for community projects etc etc. Some of them choose to lead traditional lifestyle - and tthey are allowed to do that.

And if you knew a little about Australian history you'd realise Australians are not 'British' - they are English, Irish, Scots, Italians, Germans, Greeks, Serbs, Croast, Hungarians, Russians, New Zealanders, and lately Chinese, Taiwanese, Vietnamese etc etc.

Keep your points relevant. So - back to Islamic persecution of minorities in present day Indonesia - not quite the pretty picture you would have us believe is it?

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