Skip to comments.Trial of Muslims grips Australians
Posted on 12/02/2008 4:28:51 PM PST by george76
Australians are closely following the trial of five Muslims charged with plotting a terrorist attack on Australian soil.
While few details have been released about the target of the plot, the prosecution says the men tried to obtain sulfuric acid, acetone and other chemicals that could be used in explosives and that they buried weapons and ammunition in the Blue Mountains near Sydney. Police raids on the homes of the five, who were arrested in 2005 and face life in prison if convicted, are said to have turned up a trove of extremist literature and videos.
The trial, which started on Nov. 11 and could last up to a year, is the latest high-profile event to focus attention on the area's Muslim community...
The upheaval came after a notorious spree of gang rapes in 2000 by a group of Lebanese-Australians in Sydney and after statements in 2004 by Taj Aldin al-Hilali, a Lebanese-born, self-proclaimed spokesman for Australia's Muslim community, who said that the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks in the United States were "God's work against oppressors."
(Excerpt) Read more at washingtontimes.com ...
If countries determine they are terrorists.....they should execute them. Let the world know what will happen when they are caught. I don’t care if they don’t execute....change the laws for terrorists.
>Rope, Terrorist, Tree.
>Some assembly required.
I bet I could assemble it... though my noose might not be pretty... he might hang there a LONG time until he dies.
Use the Iron Maiden — slam the door shut.
“Rope, Terrorist, Tree’’. Make a sentence with these three words. The terrorsit was hung with a rope from the tree. Simple. Now apply it to the terrorsits and the lesson is complete.
Gee the terrorists had weapons ...I thought all law abiding Aussi’s turned their guns in to authorities under the stiff gun control laws that made the country infinitely safer.
Ah no - we didn’t.
Hundreds of thousands of Australians legally own firearms, and there are millions of guns legally in private hands. For some reason, some groups in the United States have chosen to seriously misrepresent Australia’s gun laws. Law abiding citizens can own basic longarms easily, and more sophisticated or powerful weapons without too much difficulty, although you do have to navigate a bureaucracy to do that. Still, if it’s worth it to you, you can do it. I have.
Australia is hardly a paradise for gun owners - we have universal registration and licencing laws to contend with, and handguns are especially restricted (though, again, you can get a licence for a fairly wide variety of handguns - as again, I have). But we’re a long way from being disarmed.
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