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GiftRecently a group of Vietnamese living in Sydney decided to raise money to help the bushfire victims. A cheque for more than $70,000 for the Victorian bushfire appeal was presented to Vinnies [charity organisation which helps all people of all backgrounds] on February 23, after an outpouring of sympathy and kindness from the Vietnamese Catholic community. Most notable are the reasons given for the generosity. A priest says the following about the donors:.
We’ve been so indebted to the Australian community and I think they are supporting this because Australia was so generous with them when they first arrived here,” said Vietnamese chaplain and assistant priest at Cabramatta, Fr Liem Duong. He said although “it would take a lifetime to pay back the generosity we’ve been shown”, Vietnamese families across Sydney are determined to help those affected by the devastating Black Saturday fires. (source)
Can anyone detect a distinct tone of gratitude here that is deliberately directed at Australia and Australians who have helped the Vietnamese refugees settle here? The reason it is worth focussing on is because it highlights a feature so often lacking in the Muslim community, which tends to be very critical of Australians who gave them shelter and a ‘life’ here. Added to that there is ‘moral posturing’ that somehow their way of life is better than that of those who helped them.

Again, notice the way that the sentiments are expressed in the following report from this week’s Catholic Weekly n Sydney.
“This generation, we are Australian, and this was a call on all Australians to help.” Fr Toan Nguyen, head of the Vietnamese chaplaincy, who presented the cheque for $70,467 to Vinnies representative Julie McDonald, said: “We just want to show that we are part of the community, part of society, and part of the Catholic Church.  [my italics]. (source)
While the idea for this appeal came from the Catholic community, not everyone is a part of the Catholic church – but the group saw themselves as part of ‘the community’, ‘part of society’ – that is part of the WIDER pluralist society in Australia.. However, they would have collected money from all their friends, Buddhists, Catholic and Protestant and so it is a very general gift, and again, note the following.

Muslim gratitude
“We are always grateful to the Australian community, because we are all boat people, and now we feel we should give something back. “When many of us arrived, the St Vincent de Paul Society helped us get established and we are still grateful for their compassion, for making us part of the community, and we wanted to give this money to them.”  (source)
It is interesting that emphasis in the above takes stock of the‘welfare’ help given on arrival [about which some Australians at the time complained] and which is now being remembered and given back in this way to the current needy group of people – the victims of the bushfires. Note the desire to be considered Australian, note the love of Australia.
 
Muslim refugees displaying their gratitude. Ahmed Mohamed, 21, and Maluac Kur, 19  appeared before the Melbourne Magistrates’ Court and were remanded in custody to appear at the Melbourne Magistrates’ Court on Monday March 2, 2009. Police are still looking for the third man.

Many Vietnamese would not have had it easy on first arrival over 30 years ago. Recently my Vietnamese friend took me back to Vietnam and showed the spot on the Mekong River from which she tried to escape 3 times. She kept trying and was lost on a boat out at sea on her third attempt and was rescued by a passing ship and taken to a refugee camp in the Philippines and then accepted for Australia. She has undying gratitude to Australia for her second chance at life, she did well studied at university and was able to support her family through becoming a teacher. She is proud to be an Australian.

While I don’t doubt that individual Muslims are grateful for coming to Australia [if only to get away from their ‘paradisal’ Islamic lands], it is rare to see any such expressions of gratitude to the country, AND it is rarer to hear such expressions of desire to be part of the Australian community. If there are such expressions, I would like to see the links to them – that is the desire to be part of Australia and the wider community. I would like to be proven wrong.
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