The content on this webpage contains paid/affiliate links. When you click on any of our affiliate link, we/I may get a small compensation at no cost to you. See our affiliate disclosure for more info -----------------------
Last updated on August 3rd, 2017 at 10:39 am
An Associated Press item in the New York Times:
Ethnic tensions in Australia have been rising in recent years, with anti-Muslim sentiment fueled by the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks in the United States and the deadly bombings on the Indonesian island of Bali that killed 202 people, including 88 Australians, in October 2002.
Other ethnic tensions have risen over the same period. Unnoticed, mostly.
They were also heightened by a gang-rape case in 2002 in which prosecutors said members of a Lebanese gang hurled abuse at their rape victims, all of whom were of European background.
One of the victims was of Aboriginal background.
The ringleader, Bilal Skaf, was sentenced to 55 years, an unusually severe sentence for the country.
(Via David at cronaca)