Weird, it was only a week ago we were warned NOT to go to Syria and fight (for either side)
This article.. boy.. I tell you its a pretty impressive 'but predictable' Murdoch media piece..
It is unclear where Mr al-Kalkuni had lived in Australia, or when he was last settled here, but it is believed he visited as recently as last
is typical Australian media talk for 'we have no evidence suggesting he has ever been here.'
id say he was maybe here as a child, 1-5?, and has technical legal right to have an Australian passport, but has spent his life in Syria.
he was arrested in Dar'a, where it is believed he lived and operated a business
he wasn't just a fly by night fighter!
The government cant say one way or the other, so they'll leave it at an open ended, vague comment that can
be palmed off, in future, if
So, Murdoch media wants us to feel sympathetic, and RELATE towards this 'aussie'...
But, a few sentences lower
you have a spokesman
for Bob Carr (because in today's world of email, mobiles and text..Bob Carr wasn't available to comment..)
..explaining that you could be
arrested for joining in..
OK Bob, so why then are we putting in sympathetic and encouraging quotes FOR fighting with the Syrian rebels, if its illegal and we're telling people
NOT to go?
"We need to find out where he is, what's happened to him and why Assad is free to lock up innocent people," Mr Mallah said.
Yes, its a quote from
cant be altered, but how many quotes could these Murdoch mentalmutts have used here? Of the 'pro' choices, why would he choose
? who is slowly becoming a bit of a joke?
I dont know if people can see it, or aren't used to it.. but a news article like is this is nothing but pure brainwashing in its silkiest form from
the governments and the Murdoch mob.
Because, here's the 'out' for this political mind game
Mr Mallah told Fairfax Media last week that about 250 Australians were providing aid in Syria, and acknowledged that some may be fighting with
For crying out loud, you should have just said:
go, just fight for the 'right
' side. We
will decide when you get back IF
we convict you and remember..... your
, not fighting with the rebels!!!
edit on 9-1-2013 by Agit8dChop because: (no reason given)