September 21, 2006

Judge awards ownership of Tel Aviv to Arabs!

Sorry, not Tel Aviv and not Arabs. The city, reported in the Independent, is Perth in Australia and the people are called aborigines or indigenous Australians.
Aborigines have been declared the traditional owners of Perth and given the right to hunt and fish in the area, in the first successful claim by indigenous people to an Australian state capital.

The landmark ruling by the Federal Court astonished Aboriginal groups, with one community leader, Noel Pearson, welcoming the "absolutely extraordinary" decision. The judgment opens the way for similar claims over cities such as Sydney and Melbourne.
And Tel Aviv and ....

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