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On the last night of Ramadan Afghan men pray at a small Sunni Mosque in Auburn. Much of Australia\'s Sunni Afghan community migrated to Australia during a period from the late 1970\'s through to the 1990\'s. While many came as refugees escaping the Cold War which raged in their homeland many others also came as professional migratns.

On the last night of Ramadan Afghan men pray at a small Sunni Mosque in Auburn. Much of Australia\'s Sunni Afghan community migrated to Australia during a period from the late 1970\'s through to the 1990\'s. While many came as refugees escaping the Cold War which raged in their homeland many others also came as professional migratns.