Australian “race” riots update: “Now churches are targeted,” from The Australian, with thanks to Tom:
FOUR churches in Sydney’s southwest have been attacked in 24 hours as the city’s riots spread from race to religion.
A community hall linked to a Uniting church was burned to the ground early yesterday, carol-singers were spat on and church buildings peppered with gunfire.
In response, members of the Arab Christian and Arab Muslim communities have called for a curfew for all Lebanese youths over the weekend.
Good. But was it Arab Christian Lebanese attacking churches?
Police believe the attack on the hall, in the suburb of Auburn, was intended to destroy the Uniting church next door, while nearby StThomas’s Anglican Church, which has a primarily Chinese congregation, had all its front windows smashed. Three of the attacks were on churches within minutes of each other. The night before, Molotov cocktails were used in an attack on an Anglican church in Macquarie Fields in the city’s far southwest.
Arab Christians have suggested the attacks on churches may have been meant as a violent attempt to “shame” the city’s Lebanese Christian community into supporting Lebanese Muslims in the race-hate war, which began as a battle against young white males over use of suburban beaches.
I don’t understand this reasoning at all. It would seem to me they would be less likely to support the Muslims after they attacked churches. I guess I just haven’t caught on to the beguiling logic of the mainstream media.