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  • ross1948 10:36 pm on October 7, 2018 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , , , religious liberty   

    An Incredible Betrayal – The Argie’s Beijing Pact  


    Not my words, but those of Cardinal Joseph Zen, ‘the most senior Catholic cleric on Chinese soil,’ his stinging denunciation of the dirty deal which he knew was about to be sealed by that swine Francis and the world’s largest totalitarian tyranny.

    Zen didn’t mince his words.

    “They’re giving the flock into the mouths of the wolves.

    communism tyranny

    pope- ‘’Martyrs? Big deal! I justa dunna mucho bigger deal!’

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    It’s an incredible betrayal,” he said.

    But sadly he did then begin word-mincing, blaming a Vatican flunkey, a ‘diplomat’ named Parolin, instead of the slimy Argie rat on whose orders Parolin was acting.

    Zen said Parolin was ‘someone who despised heroes of faith. 

    “He should resign!”

    Alas, after uttering those admirable sentiments, Zen declined to step up and name the real author of this betrayal.

    “I would not come out to fight the Holy Father, that is my bottom line.”

    He’s an old guy, schooled all his life to bow to the Bishop of Rome, no matter that the current holder of that title is a ratbag with no conscience, who has shown time and again that he cares naught for the Christians of Europe…

    Dope! “Prioritise Migrants’ Dignity Over National Security!”

    The sleazy creep repeatedly offers prayers for illegal aliens…

    Argie Dope’s Selective Prayers! 

    …but has never publicly lamented the rape of Christian girls by scum imported by Merkel.

    Not to forget his involvement in the cover-ups on sexual abuse by his pedo-priests.

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    Hey, Dope Francis, Bring Your Pedo-Priest To Justice! 

    Those faithful Chinese Catholics who have suffered oppression for over half a century, including martyrdoms at the hands of the Reds, must be sick at heart at what Foul Francis has done.

    I am no fan of Cromwell, but his words to the Long Parliament in London are worth echoing today when we observe this latest cynical betrayal.

    In the Name of God, GO!

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    • Lee 11:07 pm on October 7, 2018 Permalink | Reply

      It is a very great shame what this pope has done.

    • Garry Bevan 3:31 pm on October 8, 2018 Permalink | Reply

      He is more of a devil than a man of God.
      No more going to his Catholic church for me.
      Pray at home while I wait for a new reformation.

  • ross1948 6:27 am on July 31, 2018 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: Ahamdiyah, , Governor West Nusa Tenggara Province, Jakarta Foreign Correspondents Club, JFCC, , Muhammad Zainul Majdi, religious liberty   

    Who’s ‘Moderate?’ Ask Jakarta Foreign Correspondents! 


    I had an email last week, from the Jakarta Foreign Correspondents Club, advertising one of their frequent meetings at which prominent Indonesians are invited to speak.

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    Unfortunately, they often chop and change their times and dates, which makes one rather reluctant to attend.

    This time, today, it’s Muhammad Zainul Majdi, Governor of West Nusa Tenggara Province, and I was fascinated by the JFCC’s laudatory description of His Excellency.

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    Also known as Tuan Guru Bajang, or TGB, he not only has a strong economic track record and reputation as a progressive governor of West Nusa Tenggara, but is also a highly respected Muslim scholar and proponent of moderate Islam. 

    Interesting.

    I can’t comment on his ‘economic track record,’ but TGB’s ‘moderate Islam?’ Are the senders of that JFCC email unaware of his views on the persecuted Ahmadiyah?

    Those Muslim dissenters have suffered monstrous maltreatment in recent years, in various provinces, like Banten, which is only a few miles from where I live in Jakarta…

    Victim of Islamist Murder Mob Gets Six Months in the Slammer 

    …but also in Zainul’s own territory.

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    Savage bigots in Lombok destroy Ahmadi homes -100 cops just watched – and that wasn’t this month, it was YEARS ago.  
    In Squalid Internal Exile, Lombok Ahmadis Denied Voting Rights 

    And while the scandalous bigotry pictured above was indeed years ago, only this month, moronic savages again ran amok in Lombok

    Ahmadi community comes under attack in East Lombok, as homes and properties destroyed

    “The attacks were based on similar reasons: hatred and intolerance,” said a spokesperson for the Ahmadiyah Indonesia Congregation.
    “It’s not the first and definitely won’t be the last attack. It’s been years and the Ahmadi community continues to live under threats…” 

    So what do we know of TGB’s thoughts on this dire situation?  Have they become less intolerant than when he indulged in the following outburst?

    Zainul Majdi says that he did not see why the Ahmadiyah should be part of the island’s plans to follow in the footsteps of neighboring Bali, a noted tourist hotspot.

    Ahmadis, Zainul said, would be better off moving out of the province entirely or agreeing to a proposal to relocate to a remote island in West Nusa Tenggara. The governor said the sect…did not fit into his drive to ramp up Lombok’s tourist appeal.   

    http://www.thejakartaglobe.com/archive/governor-wants-lombok-tolerant-but-ahmadiyah-free/

    Instead of blaming the foul bigots harassing the peaceful and inoffensive Ahmadis, Zainul went on to claim it was the victims’ own fault –

    ‘It was only after they formed their own community, maintaining their exclusivity and proselytizing their faith did friction with surrounding areas occur.”

    Why on earth should they not proselytise?

    Do not Zainul and many other Muslims believe they have a duty to spread their faith?

    Does Zainul not think others should enjoy the same right?

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    It’s true the man has criticised the vigilante gangs, and he does not endorse violence, but he is surely, on the evidence of his own words, no ‘moderate’ on matters of religious liberty UNLESS he has had a dramatic change of heart!

    But perhaps the ‘foreign correspondents’ who sent out that email did not know of his blatant victim-blaming.

    Or, who knows, they have evidence that he has repented…

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    ….and apologised for his erstwhile intolerance.

    Nobody would be happier than me to hear their proof that he’s a reformed character!

    If that’s not the case, if he still sticks by his previous appalling assertions, and the JFCC are ignorant of those assertions, then they’re doing a shockingly sloppy job and should be replaced by journalists who know what they’re talking about.

    STOP PRESS

    My initial remarks about how JFCC chops and changes their meeting schedule?

    YUP, they’ve done it again.

    When I got home last night, another email was waiting for me, to say today’s meeting has been changed to tomorrow.

     
    • Jim in Jakarta 1:49 pm on July 31, 2018 Permalink | Reply

      He is not moderate.
      What are these journalists talking about?
      What newspapers do they represent?
      Who Are they feeding this junk news to?

    • JazPen 3:32 pm on July 31, 2018 Permalink | Reply

      If those quotes you give us about that governor are true then the JFCC should be thinking hard about what stories their ‘foreign correspondents’ are sending out.
      The media has got itself a bad enough reputation around the world already with all the fake news.

    • Subiyanto 6:22 pm on July 31, 2018 Permalink | Reply

      Very bad.
      Who are these foreigner media people ?
      Better they go home and study before they talk ignorantly about our Indonesia.
      Why can any person call this TGB moderate when he would force peaceful people from their homes because they worship in a different way.
      Maybe JFCC like it if Ahmadiya people are forced to become refugee people?
      Very very bad.

      • Desi M 5:16 pm on August 1, 2018 Permalink | Reply

        Yes, Pak Subiyanto. We agree.
        It is so wrong what is done to the Ahmadis and this Governor should be shamed of himself.
        JFCC also should be shamed for calling this Governor moderate.
        So many people here know the Ahmadi people never hurt anybody but JFCC sing praise for the man who want to be mean to them.

    • Vanessa Reilly 10:48 pm on July 31, 2018 Permalink | Reply

      If that kind of bigotry, not much different from ethnic cleansing, is what the ‘mainstream media’ representatives in Jakarta interpret as the views of a ‘moderate Muslim,’ I hate to think how their newspapers and tv channels must be misleading us about what is happening there and in other countries.
      Talk about fake news!
      I know you always stick up for the Muslims you socialise with.
      Your loyalty to them is all well and good but don’t you ever feel uneasy as you go out and about in that country?

    • Buddy Logan 1:39 am on August 1, 2018 Permalink | Reply

      I remember the last time I read about a foreign correspondent in Jakarta, it was that ABC mongrel who spread the lies about the Royal Australian Navy ‘torturing’ illegal immigrants.
      So this lot, that you wrote about this week, not much different?
      Fake news pushers?

      • Uncle Oz 4:01 pm on August 1, 2018 Permalink | Reply

        Well said, Buddy.
        Whose going to forget that little sh-t, that ABC never did fire like they should have.
        Your story about the Muslim moderate has a lot of people talking, Ross, and they are not saying anything nice about foreign correspondents.

        • ross1948 8:29 am on August 2, 2018 Permalink

          Thanks, Uncle Oz. I know you are not in Jakarta but I am replying to you, this morning, to let all readers know that this event has been postponed again. I had another email today to say it will now be held on Friday, tomorrow,at 9am in the Mandarin Oriental.
          The reasons for the change is that the Governor is naturally prioritising the earthquake in Lombok over lesser matters.

      • Sammy Y. 5:45 pm on August 1, 2018 Permalink | Reply

        It intrigues me, Ross, why they sent you this plug for the anti-Ahmadiyah governor. You have for years been banging on in defence of that religious minority. I dont mean that harshly, they are shockingly ill-treated but you are very outspoken in defending them.
        Also, I am honestly asking, are these JFCC people real foreign correspondents?
        Uninformed comments like they made to show off their guest as more ’moderate’ than he really is makes me wonder if its just a group of Walter Mitty types.
        I can imagine some expats like to pretend they are 21st century versions of the journalist Mel Gibson played in Year of Living Dangerously. I lived in Jakarta for years and I know it has an effect on expats.

        • ross1948 6:26 pm on August 1, 2018 Permalink

          I was at a function a couple of years ago where they had a stall and I think that’s when I got on their mailing list, Sammy.
          Some of their advertised speakers have sounded interesting but as said already, they too often change their dates or times and I enjoy a hectic social life which does not allow for such a carry-on.
          I have no idea who or how many are their members.
          So far there has been no excuse offered on why they portrayed this man as a moderate.
          We can only speculate. .

  • ross1948 4:50 am on February 6, 2018 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , , Ciputat, , , , , religious liberty,   

    Pancasila? Seven Years Post-Cikeusik, Ahmadis Still Suffer 


    It was on February 6th, 2011, not so very far from Jakarta, that the infamous Cikeusik Pogrom occurred, three innocent Ahmadis….

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    …savagely bludgeoned to death by a mob of cowardly Islamist fanatics.

    Victim of Islamist Murder Mob Gets Six Months in the Slammer 

    We lament this atrocity every year and remind all prepared to listen that no justice has yet been done, no charges of murder brought against the swine responsible.

    But the persecution of, the denial of religious liberty to, this peaceful and decent community continues today.

    It’s never stopped.

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    Just put ‘Ahmadis’ into our search box over there to the right and you can see the endless saga of vicious sectarianism that afflicts them.

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    Just a week or so ago, just a few miles from where I live, just across the city limits that separate Jakarta from Tangerang in the Province of Banten, Islamist bigotry reared its ugly head,

    I quote from the local newspaper.

    Pemuda Pancasila (PAP) Ciputat, accompanied residents and a number of community leaders to reject the construction of the Ahmadiyah Jemaah Mosque in Ciputat,  South Tangerang, on Saturday (20/01/2018)

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    Dampingi Warga Serua Indah, Pemuda Pancasila Tolak Pembangunan Masjid Jemaah Ahmadiyah

    Their rejection of the Ahmadiyah Mosque was also demonstrated by the installation of banners at the entrance of the empty land.

    Needless to say, the notorious thug-gang, the Islamic Defenders Front (FPI) was reportedly present. But that’s par for the course whenever intolerance is in the air.

    FPI in West Java – ‘Let’s Burn Out the Orphans!’ 

     

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    Again, search ‘FPI’ and you’ll see what we mean.

    It was the presence of the Pemuda Pancasila that caught my attention more than anything else. 

    Pemuda simply means Youth, but Pancasila is Indonesia’s national ideology, a key tenet of which is pluralism, respect for all Indonesians’ right to worship Almighty God.

    Except it seems, if they upset the so-called ‘scholars’ of the MUI, the Indonesian Scholars Council, whose fatwas are sometimes just laughable…

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    …but not always.

    The bigoted fatwa they unleashed some years ago against the Ahmadis has been invoked by fanatics over and over to stomp their right to worship, often by wicked, violent means.

    So an outfit using the word Pancasila ought to be defending religious liberty, you’d think. Instead, astonishingly, the PP spokesman at the scene declared that –

    ” Then the basis of our rejection was quite clear, that there is no last Prophet other than the Prophet Muhammad SAW, “said Abdul Aziz.

    Another protester told the media –

    “So in addition to the rejection of the construction of the mosque, we also reject the Ahmadiyah congregation…”.

    http://www.suaradewan.com/dampingi-warga-serua-indah-pemuda-pancasila-tolak-pembangunan-masjid-jemaah-ahmadiyah/#

    So the objection to the proposed Ahmadi mosque is NOT based on anything that you or I would deem planning grounds, no access problems, no infrastructure problems, no…

    It’s purely because the peaceful minority holds views at variance with Islamist dogma. Very sad, that seven years after the Cikeusik Pogrom, there’s no sign of any mind-set revolution in Tangerang, nor in many other places…

    “Mohon Ma’af?” Blasphemous Brutes Vandalise Depok Mosque! 

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    In Squalid Internal Exile, Lombok Ahmadis Denied Voting Rights 

    …nor of any moves by the Government to quash the grotesque discriminatory Tri-Ministerial Decree which has made the Ahmadis second class citizens, and in some cases refugees, in their own country, of which they are loyal and law-abiding citizens.

    PS – here’s a list of examples of oppression which we reproduced last year –In Jakarta, Persecuted Ahmadis Seek Justice!  – there have been other incidents since then.

    1. Sealing Al Furqon Mosque, Kersamaju, conducted by Satpol PP on March 31, 2015.

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    NB –The Satpol PP are the civic militia, controlled by local governments throughout Indonesia

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    2. Sealing Al Hidayah Mosque, Depok conducted by a group of people on March 19, 2011. It was repeated in February 2017 conducted by the Head of Satpol PP Pemkot Depok.

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    3. The burning and sealing of Masjid Al Furqon, Parakansalak, Sukabumi by mobs on April 28, 2008. After that Satpol PP Sukabumi sealed the mosque on July 26, 2016.

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    4. Damage to Al Kautsar Mosque, Kendal, Central Java in May 2016.

    5. Prohibition of the use of the mosque An Nashr, Pekanbaru on October 12, 2010. The ban was in line with the letter of Mayor of Pekanbaru to Ahmadiyah congregation to stop their activities.

    6. Damage to Cipeuyeum Mosque on March 13, 2011.

    7. Termination of mosque construction in Kunto Darussalam pasda April 2017.

    8. Break-up of Al Misbah Mosque, New Jatibening, Bekasi on 14 November 2011.

    9. The burning of the Cisalada Mosque on October 1, 2010 by a group of people.

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    Ahmadi Koran, burned in a major sectarian arson attack in Cisalada

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    10. Sealing Baitul Rahim Mosque, Singaparna on 12 April 2012 night.

    11. Rejection of the issuance of e-ID card 1,400 people of Manislor Village, Kuningan in 2012.

    12. Rejection of the registration of marriage certificate at Tanjung Pinang Religious Court on April 16, 2015.

    13. The destruction of Masjid Mahmud, Singaparna on April 15, 2010 noon

    14. Damage to mosques and houses of Ahmadiyah members in Ciaruteun, Bogor on March 11, 2011. A total of 7 families of Ahmadiyah refugees.

    15. Case of expulsion and destruction of houses of members of Ahmadiyah Lombok, NTB.

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    Anti-Ahmadi sectarian arson in Lombok

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    If you want more info on some of these cases, you can use our Search box, entering Lombok, Cisalada, or just Ahmadiyah and see the extent of the evil perpetrated against them.

    I wish them the best of luck in their fight against oppression!

     

     
    • JazPen 8:08 am on February 6, 2018 Permalink | Reply

      Good to catch sight of the classic Ross Style again.

    • bjc70 10:10 am on February 6, 2018 Permalink | Reply

      Just terrible

    • Kezia 2:45 pm on February 6, 2018 Permalink | Reply

      Thank you, Ross, for telling us what must be told about this injustice.

    • Santi 3:00 pm on February 6, 2018 Permalink | Reply

      It is always good when you write about our country and I like to read this very much.
      You do not write so much any more about Indonesia but I wish you will again.

      • Rawel 12:19 pm on February 8, 2018 Permalink | Reply

        I think same like you Santi but my english no good.
        Ross is good friend for Indonesia

    • Euis 6:21 pm on February 6, 2018 Permalink | Reply

      It is so.
      President Jokowi will soon face election again.
      Maybe he will show us before that what his mental revolution means.

  • ross1948 12:01 am on December 16, 2017 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , , British Parliament, Charlotte Vere Tory, Lord Pearson UKIP, religious liberty   

    Christian Faith A Hate-Crime? May’s Flunkey Won’t Say! 


    British Government refuses to say whether proclaiming divinity of Christ is a hate crime?

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    That’s the headline in the UK’s Catholic Herald, and the report below it bears out its truth.

    As Christmas draws nigh, the cringing appeasement of a government owing allegiance to a monarch whose titles include ‘Defender of The Faith’ is glaringly exposed, thanks to UKIP peer Lord Pearson of Rannoch.

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    Lord Pearson says that he put this question to Theresa May’s spokeswoman, Charlotte Vere ( a rabid Remainer,BTW) in the House of Lords –

    ‘Will they confirm unequivocally that a Christian who says that Jesus is the only son of the one true God cannot be arrested for hate crime or any other offence, however much it may offend a Muslim or anyone of any other religion?’”

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    Not in the Houses of Parliament, it seems!

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    Vere, Theresa’s faithful flunkey, offered the following non-reply:

    “My Lords, I am not going to comment on that last question from the noble Lord.”

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    She added that the legal definition of “hate crime” has been the same for the past 10 years.

    http://catholicherald.co.uk/news/2017/12/14/british-government-refuses-to-say-if-proclaiming-divinity-of-christ-is-a-hate-crime/

    So what’s the daft young (-ish) bat on about?

    A question on religious liberty gets an ‘answer’ about ‘hate-crime?’

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    Pearson was interviewed later and noted the current ‘double standard.’

    “You can say what you like about the Virgin Birth, the miracles and the Resurrection of Jesus Christ, but as soon as you say ‘come on, is Islam really the religion of peace that it claims to be’, all hell breaks loose.”

    Come on, indeed. There are of course good, decent, peaceful Muslims, some of whom are frequent guests in my home.

    But the phrase ‘religion of peace’ is not what springs to mind when you see the FPI, Islam Defenders’ Front, marching through Jakarta…

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    …nor is the indubitably Islamic organisation called Hizbut Tahrir notably shy about their beliefs.

    Hizbut Tahrir UK – “When ‘Moderates’ Talk of Peace, They’re Lying!” 

    Not just Pearson but all Brits should be concerned about Vere’s vacillation on whether or not Christians, whose creed, in its denominational variants…

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    ….is the creed established by law in both England and Scotland, are any longer free to proclaim their faith without fear of legal reprisals.

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    …then anyone who believes in God Almighty could be next in the firing line.

     
    • Keith Milner 12:45 pm on December 16, 2017 Permalink | Reply

      I never guessed i would agree with something Hizbut said, but on many cases of ‘moderates’ like the ‘Australian’ Grand Mufti, Turnsteer’s pal, they are correct. ,

  • ross1948 7:30 am on November 15, 2017 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , , , , , pro-homo, religious liberty   

    Oz Opts To Wallow In The Mire! Turnbull Turns On Tolerance, Of Course! 


     
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    Australia has voted to legalise homo-weddings,  and it’s a black day for every Australian who cares about common decency.

    Meanwhile, as some of the worst elements in Oz are mincing with glee, Malcolm Turnsteer has already nailed his true colours to the maladjust mast.

     

    When some brave law-makers made clear they’d fight for protection for dissenters’ rights in any forthcoming legislation, Turnbull slapped them down…

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    Tony Abbott, in contrast, has declared that whatever changes may be made in marriage law, they must “entrench the right to dissent from any new orthodoxy.”

    And that ‘new orthodoxy’ is showing scant interest in tolerance for its critics.

     So much for religious liberty!

    Turnbull’s preferred legislation, which he wants rammed through ASAP, would offer no such respect for conscience, and if he gets his way, Australia could well see scenes of disgusting persecution…

    Gaystapo Versus America! ACT Against Evil! 

    Crucified by ACLU Gaystapo, Christian Gran Faces Easter Hell! 

    …like that suffered by Christians in the USA.

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    A Coalition for Marriage spokeswoman said the no campaign found Turnbull’s comments “surprising” because he had recently said “he believed more strongly in religious freedom than in same-sex marriage…”

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    “During the Senate select committee hearings earlier this year and … throughout the campaign, many Australians have raised concerns about the consequences of redefining marriage and these have been ignored in the Smith bill,” she said.

     

     
    • Keith Milner 7:23 am on November 16, 2017 Permalink | Reply

      Turnsteer is a funny name that’s true, but now we should name him U-Turnbull, after his betrayal of anyone dumb enough to believe that he for a minute meant what he said about the importance of religious liberty.

      You are bang on target, Ross, and thanks by the way for your encouraging posts during the campaign,

      These ‘gay’ buggars who are never gay in the real sense of the word they stole, never happy, always aggressive and vicious and intolerant.
      Those examples of Christians in America being persecuted for standing by their beliefs are going to be replicated now in Australia and U-Turnbull has made it clear he will ‘slap down’ anybody who tries to protect dissenters.”
      He is one total sh–t and we have GOT to get a proper conservative party, Bernardi maybe or better still Abbott.rr

    • Maren Haynes 8:20 am on November 16, 2017 Permalink | Reply

      We lost to those queers because of the media bias and the corruption of young minds in the education system but also because the ‘right-wing’ Coalition has for years been infiltrated by the left.

      Though it goes back to Malcolm Fraser and his multicultural rubbish, Malcolm Turnbull, the ones who staged his coup against Tony Abbott are worse, they are the ones we need to get rid off.

      Pauline is good on a lot of issues but I would say the new Conservative Party is the better bet.

  • ross1948 2:17 pm on November 12, 2017 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , , kepercayaan, , religion column, religious liberty,   

    Good News – Wow! – For Indonesian Religious Freedom! 


    A rare victory for religious liberty in Jakarta, where Indonesia’s Constitutional Court last week issued a decision  to allow followers of indigenous faiths to state their beliefs on their national identity cards, or KTP…

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    These cards are important, essential even, for they give citizens access to state services of every kind. Without them, life is more than arduous.

    So well done, the Constitutional Court.

     “… the word ‘religion’ on Article 61 [1] and Article 64 [1] of the Civil Administration Law contradicts the 1945 Constitution and is not legally binding.”      http://jakartaglobe.id/news/indonesias-constitutional-court-says-yes-indigenous-faiths/

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    In place of the discriminatory articles, the justices have sensibly urged a new category – “believers of the faith,” or penghayat kepercayaan – in addition to the six officially recognized religions – Islam, Catholicism, Protestantism, Buddhism, Hinduism and Confucianism. –

    These kepercayaan creeds arguably deserve pride of place, not a mere additional status, because they pre-date the imported religions and have thousands of followers.

    They could have been listed alongside the other years ago, but I’ve read that even the iron regime of President Suharto…

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    ….felt reluctant to risk the wrath of bigots who feared many of their theoretical followers would switch to kepercayaan..

    It always makes me wonder how strong a faith is, if its leaders are forever fretting that their flocks will desert them when given the chance.

    Islamist ‘Scholars’ Quail as ‘Christianisation’ Looms! 

    However, there’s many a slip twixt cup and lip.

    The court’s recommendation is only that, and some fanatics in the administrative levels may drag their feet about implementing the ruling.

    And it would be a nice gesture to supplement this brave step towards fair play in matters of faith if President Jokowi could repeal the intolerant Tri-Ministerial Decree…

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    …which is one of the most oppressive edicts ever issued. and has resulted in widespread persecution of the peaceful and inoffensive Ahmadi minority.

    However, I am not going to hold my breath on that one. If justice for Ahmadis caught on, there might even be fresh demands for a re-opening of the Cikeusik Pogrom case…

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    Cikeusik, Banten Province, February 6th, 2011.

    Watch the pigs at their bloody work on this link..   http://www.liveleak.com/view.

    …when three brave men were murdered – martyred- for their Ahmadiyah religion by a mob of stinking cowards…

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    Victim of Islamist Murder Mob Gets Six Months in the Slammer 

    …and no murder charges were ever brought, despite a sickening video record of the entire vile episode.

    Nevertheless, this has to be welcomed, after a previous ruling from the same court that left intact the bizarre ‘blasphemy law.’

     

     
    • JazPen 8:22 pm on November 12, 2017 Permalink | Reply

      Always nice to see you havent given up on Indonesia.
      I agree the court did well with this but I think youre right, who knows if the government officials will act on the ruling.
      Youre right too to keep raising the Cikeusik case but I have no hope those three murdered men will ever get justice..
      Dont let it go though..

  • ross1948 9:30 pm on October 15, 2017 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , , , , religious liberty   

    Sectarian Barbarism – Alive And Thriving In Pakistan! 


    Three members of Ahmadiyya community sentenced to death in Pakistan

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    Three Ahmadis, to die at the hands of primitive savages?

    The report from Pakistan immediately brought to mind the Cikeusik Pogrom here in Indonesia, February 6th 2011, three blameless Ahmadis slaughtered by an evil rabble, a thousand sectarian scumbags…

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    Cikeusik, Banten Province, February 6th, 2011.

    Watch the pigs at their bloody work on this link..   http://www.liveleak.com/view.

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    Victim of Islamist Murder Mob Gets Six Months in the Slammer 

    …but there’s one key difference.

    The innocent victims of wicked Islamists then were bludgeoned to death by a mob of cowardly swine, not one of whom was ever charged with murder.

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    Disgraceful and a stain on Indonesia’s reputation  – but down to inaction, not directly done by the judicial arm of the state.

    The latest news, in contrast, refers to what Pakistan presumably  would have us believe is a court of law!

    • Three members of the persecuted Ahmadiyya community have been sentenced to death in Pakistan’s Punjab province for committing blasphemy by tearing up posters that demanded boycott of the minority sect.

    • Law, maybe, but a parody of justice!

    • In fact what was done there last week exposes Pakistan as one of the most backward and bigoted countries in the world, downright wickedness dispensed by judges who are beneath contempt.

    • Persecution of people for how they choose to worship is intolerable, especially people like the Ahmadis, who are absolutely peaceful, good citizens wherever they live…

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    • ….and in every way inoffensive, except to benighted brutes, is an affront to humanity.

    • According to police official Muhammad Ashar, the people had displayed posters in the village urging social boycott of the Ahmadiyya community which three people had teared down. “The posters carried Islamic verses,” he said.

    • If it weren’t such an affront to decency, the scandalous ‘proceedings’ would be near laughable!

    • They have also been fined Rs 200,000 each and in case they don’t pay the fine, they would undergo six months of rigorous punishment.

    • Well, Hell, I’m sure that’ll vex them no end!

    • Will their six months of rigorous punishment.be imposed before, during, or after their execution?

    • Speaking of Hell, I reckon one individual who will end up there sooner or later is the person who presided over a ‘trial’ more reminiscent of a mediaeval witch-hunt…

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    • ….than an exercise in dispensing justice.

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    • District and Sessions Judge of Sheikhupura district of Punjab province Mian Javed Akram  announced the verdict on Wednesday after the prosecution submitted evidence and presented all witnesses in the case…
    • ….The convicts admitted before the court that they had removed the posters for demanding social boycott of Ahmadiyya community but not to commit blasphemy.
    • Oh, yeah, it was those verses that did for them!

    • All hope is not lost.

    • Their counsel will challenge the verdict in the higher court.

    • But let’s look at the broader picture.

    • The report reminds us that it was the military dictator Zia ul Haq who made it a punishable offence for Ahmadiyyas to call themselves Muslim or to refer to their faith as Islam.
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    • The community is also banned from preaching as well as from travelling to Saudi Arabia for pilgrimage. They are also not allowed to publish any material propagating their faith.
    • http://www.thehindu.com/news/international/three-members-of-ahmadiyya-community-sentenced-to-death-in-pakistan/
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    • Rather than giving Pakistan brownie points for rescuing Killer Khadr’s sometime brother-in-law this week, President Trump, and every leader of every civilised country…

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    • ….should tell the government there that until the monstrous persecution of Ahmadis ( and not only Ahmadis – Memo – Satanic Taliban Are NOT Pakistan Christians’ Only Enemies!  ) is extirpated from their state system, no further Western aid of any sort will be provided.

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    • And it might be no bad idea to add Pakistan to the list of countries that The Donald drew up as sources of mischief.

     
  • ross1948 10:43 am on October 9, 2017 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: DoJ, , , petition FRC, religious liberty   

    Another USA Petition – Thank You, Mr. President! 


    Some people ask why I bother to include so many petitions and appeals for protests on behalf of causes around the world.

    It’s simply a courtesy, and a recognition that the forces of darkness, eg liberals, reds, pinkos, etc…

    .

    …never hesitate to make their voices heard when they are upset.

    Having once been in politics myself, at a fairly grassroots level, I know from experience that most mail comes from those with a grouse.

    Naturally.

    But when you get a letter applauding something you’ve said or done, it’s a tremendous fillip…

    ….a boost to morale that you keep in your file as a reminder that you got it right – and somebody noticed!

    So no apologies for aiding and abetting this new one, from FRC, to thank The Donald  – and Jeff Sessions- for taking steps to curb the gaystapo menace.

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    October 06, 2017

     

    Today, the Department of Justice (DOJ), issued guidance directing federal agencies to respect religious freedom.

    As you may remember, President Trump issued an executive order on May 4 making clear that the administration will pursue policies that “protect and vigorously promote religious liberty ” and thus directing the DOJ to issue guidelines ensuring religious liberty is protected.

    Today that guidance was issued and another step was taken toward undoing the anti-faith policies of the Obama administration.

    President Trump and now the Department of Justice are placing federal government agencies on notice: you will not only respect the freedom of every American to believe, but the free exercise of religion.

    Today, Family Research Council is launching a hotline for federal employees, contractors and citizens who believe that they have suffered discrimination in the workplace based on their religious beliefs or practices. The ‘Free to Believe’ hotline will help ensure that no one will have to choose between their livelihood and their faith.

    Please join me in signing our thank you petition to President Trump and the Attorney General expressing appreciation for their efforts to end government discrimination on the basis of religious beliefs or practices. Click the petition below to sign!


    Tony Perkins
    President


    I thank President Trump and Attorney General Jeff Sessions as they work to vigorously defend religious liberty.

    The Department of Justice guidance makes clear no federal employee, contractor or citizen should be forced to choose between their livelihood and their faith.

    I stand with the president and attorney general as they follow through on their promise to undo the anti-faith policies of the previous administration and restore true religious freedom.

    Sign this petition to President Trump and Attorney General expressing appreciation for their efforts to end government discrimination on the basis of religious beliefs or practices.

    Family Research Council
    801 G Street NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
    1-800/225-4008 | Contact FRC
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  • ross1948 1:35 pm on September 14, 2017 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , John Howard, , religious liberty, so-called 'gay' marriage, ,   

    A Warning To Australians – Triumphalism V Freedom! 


    Good to see John Howard is alert to the threat!

    John Howard accuses government of “washing its hands of any responsibility” to protect religious freedom…

    John Howard

    ….. if Yes vote wins… .Howard savages PM over SSM vote

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    We had already had to laugh – no, grimace – when Malcolm Turnbull proclaimed his certainty that homo weddings would not change Australia.

    He cited other countries which have taken the decadence route,


    Hasil gambar untuk malcolm turnbull yes

    “Now, in any one of those nations has the sky fallen in?

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    Apart from divorcing the countries concerned from the  civilised values on which Western society stood for for centuries, I suppose that might be a persuasive line – the sun always rises..etc..

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    UNTIL you recall how the vicious gaystapo inquisition in America has not lost impetus since the Supreme Court’s irrational ruling.

    Far from it!

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    The persecution of Christians proceeds with ever more spite and venom, and a bulletin from FRC tells us about one particular case that shines a bright light on how mean-spirited and intolerant triumphalist queers can be.

    Unlike Turnbull, President Trump – whose own views on that ruling are admittedly somewhat opaque – cares enough about religious liberty that he’s seen fit to send his Justice Department into battle, so appalling are the circumstances.

    It’s all about a baker, named Jack Phillips, who had the temerity to turn down a wedding cake order for a ceremony that contradicts his faith.

    The comments in the bulletin are worth quoting.

    “The government may not compel an unwilling speaker to join a group or event at odds with his religious or moral beliefs,” Attorney General Jeff Session’s team argued. “Otherwise, a graphic designer whose clients include ‘a Jewish affinity group’ could also be forced to make fliers ‘for a neo-Nazi group….'”

    An apt analogy, when one compares the way how one act of appeasement after another failed to placate the Nazis in the 1930s.

    Thing is, the baker treated his customers with unimpeachable civility.

    Jack offered to sell the men anything in his store.

    http://www.frc.org/get.cfm?i=WA17I11&f=WU17I04

    But does anyone imagine that gaystapo witch-hunters would be content with a courteous and helpful response, any more than Hitler was content with any of the concessions made to his aggressions.

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    Not those nasties, who were determined to coerce everyone to exalt their aberrant aspirations.

    Although the area was full of bakeries they could have gone to, they commenced what their intolerant sort do best – whining for vengeance against the Christian!,

    they wanted to force Jack to use his creative talents to celebrate a message that violates his beliefs.

     Of course this case is far from unique. We have covered plenty.

    Crucified by ACLU Gaystapo, Christian Gran Faces Easter Hell! 

    Spittle-Specked Spite of America’s Gaystapo! 

    The FRC bulletin provides more info.

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    Already, bakers, florists, website designers, and dressmakers have been sued, fined, and harassed for trying to live as openly about their faith as the Left has about its sexuality.

    As we’ve said from the beginning, tolerance is for everyone — or else it isn’t tolerance at all. Taking a wrecking ball to a young couple’s business  or threatening a grandmother’s home isn’t a down payment on “equality;” it’s a death warrant for freedom.

    There is discrimination in this case — but not against people who identify as LGBT. It’s against Jack Phillips and the millions of others who share his views about marriage.

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    Please note, many examples of gaystapo anti-Christian activity occurred BEFORE the high court ruling, but despite the queers getting all they wanted from a narrow majority of wayward judges, the hate campaigns continue.

    Australians have no reason to expect they will not experience the same bitter queer bigotry if they give in and vote Yes.

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    Hasil gambar untuk just say no

    BTW…

    Another pro-decency organisation has organised a petition, and I append it below,

    In a decision with potentially huge ramifications for religious liberty, Attorney General Jeff Sessions has directed the Department of Justice to side with a Christian baker in a case that will soon be heard by the Supreme Court.

    Sign the petition to tell Attorney General Sessions “thank you” for supporting religious liberty.

     
    • Keith Milner 6:19 pm on September 14, 2017 Permalink | Reply

      Good on you, Ross.
      You are helping a lot by telling it like it is.
      Australia is under attack by the gaystapo
      We have to win this.

    • Colin J 7:13 pm on September 14, 2017 Permalink | Reply

      What these queers are doing in America is dire news for Australians.
      We have seen the hate they have for Christians already, and what we should be doing is not giving in to them but rolling things back, get rid of ‘gay’ adoption for a start.
      There is a real danger for any children they get hold of.

    • Audrey 8:04 pm on September 14, 2017 Permalink | Reply

      Signed it and hope Oz sez no!

    • clairethinker 9:00 pm on September 14, 2017 Permalink | Reply

      Good to see someone standing up for liberty of conscience and against the bullying of the Gaystapo.

  • ross1948 4:01 pm on September 12, 2017 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , , , Laso, , , religious liberty, ,   

    ASEAN And ‘Rights’ – Empty Vessels Best Not Make Noise! 


    “In the end we remember, not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.”

    http://www.thejakartapost.com/academia/2017/09/12/asean-rights-body-absent-in-massacre-of-rohingya.html

    The article is all about Myanmar, or at least the role of ASEAN, whose Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) was established in 2009, as part of ASEAN’s effort to respect human rights…

    ……

    • Indah P. Amaritasari
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    Indah Amaritasari, the attractive academic who writes in the Jakarta Post, is concerned about the seeming inability of this outfit to do much, or anything, about the current situation with the Rohingya, but really, what else can one expect?

    If ASEAN were serious about ‘human rights,’ it would never have accepted Vietnam or Laos as members.

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    The peoples of those two countries have not had the basic human right to choose the governments which rule over them for over forty years.

    Talking of human, or any rights, in Communist dictatorships, is akin, in its oxymoronic connotations, to talking about dry water.

    It doesn’t make sense.

    So why expect ASEAN now to have any significant impact in Myanmar?

    Not to mention the shortcomings on rights in other ASEAN members…

    Malaysia – Aged Scholar Hauled to Bigot Court 

    Malaysia, Truly Arabia! Intolerance Rules Kuala Lumpur Court! 

    …like Malaysia, Truly Arabia!

    And I’m sure there are other countries you can think of where minorities have faced murder and mayhem on religious grounds.

    Has ASEAN ever protested about that?

     

     
    • Jim in Jakarta 6:38 pm on September 12, 2017 Permalink | Reply

      Good Lord, Ross.
      You have turned subtle, that last part, where you don’t mention the murdered Ahmadis and the problems faced by Shia and Buddhists and those Christians in Bogor and Bekasi you write about so much.
      I think you can rely on your many readers to figure out what is meant.

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