ONE MONTH IN JAIL FOR BRUTAL BEER BOTTLE ASSAULT
FOUR MONTHS IN JAIL FOR BURNING A FLAG
Jail sentences are now being handed down in Australia to those convicted for criminal offences over the December 11, 2005 race riots that shocked the nation, and the world.
Taking part in an all-in assault, with weapons, on an innocent person gets you one month in jail :
But burning the Australian flag gets you FOUR MONTHS in jail.
Even the Australian Prime Minister doesn't regard torching the flag as an offence worthy of criminalisation.
Go here for the full story.
And go here for a story on boy scouts and US Army officers torching their flags, and how Australians came to have the flag they do, courtesy of an English King's decree.