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“Difference in Islam is healthy”

“Difference in Islam is healthy”

Susan Carland “IF you publish this, and I get kicked out of the country, I know who to thank,” says Susan Carland towards to the end of our interview. There is a reason for Australian Carland, who was recently in Malaysia, to be cautious. Speaking up as an outsider about Islam in Malaysia has its […]

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Aussie jailed 3 years for insulting Thai royal

BANGKOK, 19 Jan 2009: An Australian writer, who had taught English at a university in the northern city of Chiang Mai, today was sentenced to three years’ imprisonment after pleading guilty to a charge of lese majeste (insulting a sovereign or ruler). Harry Nicolaides, 42, had his sentence reduced from six years when he pleaded […]

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