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Old 12th May 2017, 02:55 PM
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Outrage! Former Governor of Jakata "Ahok" Purnama gaoled for two years on trumped up blasphemy charges. This is a worrying sign of the growing power of Islamic fanatics on our doorstep. Australian atheists should be in the forefront of protests against his unjust imprisonment. Is it possible to acquire Ahok's campaign red and blue checked shirts with a 'Free Ahok" slogan printed on them?
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Old 24th May 2017, 11:24 PM
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Outrage! Former Governor of Jakata "Ahok" Purnama gaoled for two years on trumped up blasphemy charges. This is a worrying sign of the growing power of Islamic fanatics on our doorstep. Australian atheists should be in the forefront of protests against his unjust imprisonment. Is it possible to acquire Ahok's campaign red and blue checked shirts with a 'Free Ahok" slogan printed on them?
Blasphemy charges suck in today's world, but I don't think "Free Ahok" shirts will do much for him. Thanks for bringing this as news, btw.
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Old 26th May 2017, 12:06 PM
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Hi Peter. Yes of course we are concerned by the growing power of religious hardliners in Indonesia.

I see this is your first post, please feel free to visit the introduction section and tell us a bit about yourself.
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Old 26th May 2017, 05:43 PM
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Outrage! Former Governor of Jakata "Ahok" Purnama gaoled for two years on trumped up blasphemy charges. This is a worrying sign of the growing power of Islamic fanatics on our doorstep. Australian atheists should be in the forefront of protests against his unjust imprisonment. Is it possible to acquire Ahok's campaign red and blue checked shirts with a 'Free Ahok" slogan printed on them?
To be technical, I don't think the charges are trumped up. The blasphemy laws are quite real, and being a Christian, I suppose Ahok naturally hasn't stuck his tongue up Allah's or Mohamed's arse, as the fanatics demand, so of course he is guilty. Welcome to the insanity [and danger] of anti-blasphemy laws.

The demented minions of imaginary sky people are bound to "interpret" such silly laws for maximum advantage for their own insane ends.

And what else? Hello Peter, pleased to meet you.
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