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    • Michael Davison
    • 07.10.11 | 17:02 (IST)

    A country that has provided asylum for Arabs persecuted by their own people for their life-style (gays) or beliefs (that there should be peace between us). A country that provides medical treatment for almost 200,000 Palestinians annually. A country that does not demand the genocide of its neighbor. A country where its minorities have legal recourse for genuine grievances. A country that does not hang its gays from cranes and lampposts in public. A country that does not use its military against its own citizens. Now tell me, WHAT IS AN ISLAMIC COUNTRY?

    from the article: Open letter to Mahmoud Abbas for Yom Kippur
    First published 12:56 07.10.11 | Last updated 12:56 07.10.11
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