Former Prime Minister Tony Abbott speaks during a debate with then-leader of the Australian Labor Party Kevin Rudd at the National Press Club in Canberra in this August 11, 2013 file photo. REUTERS/Andrew Meares/Pool/Files
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Deposed Australian prime minister Tony Abbott declared Wednesday "cultures are not all equal" and the West should proclaim its superiority over Islam, sparking accusations he is trying to "Trumpify" the nation's politics.Australian Human Rights Commission chief Gillian Triggs also criticized Abbott's tone.Prime Minister Turnbull told national radio Abbott was entitled to his opinion but made clear the vast majority of Muslims were appalled by violent extremism.Australia, a key U.S. ally in the fight against ISIS, has foiled six attacks on its home soil by radicalized Muslims over the past year, according to authorities.
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