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Shakira Hussein

Writer and academic in multiculturalism and Muslim studies

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Playground horror: Taliban violence no longer confined to Pakistan's badlands

Playground horror: Taliban violence no longer confined to Pakistan's badlands

Shakira HusseinMar 29, 20166 Comments

Violence is out of place everywhere and nowhere.

Turnbull says the right things on Muslim relations, but culture of fear remains

Turnbull says the right things on Muslim relations, but culture of fear remains

Shakira HusseinMar 10, 20163 Comments

Yes, Malcolm Turnbull is much better at reaching out to the Muslim community than Tony Abbott was. But there is still a long way to go.

Paul Sheehan's long, uncomfortable history with race reporting

Paul Sheehan's long, uncomfortable history with race reporting

Shakira HusseinFeb 26, 201615 Comments

Paul Sheehan's lurid account of a gang rape in Sydney has come undone, but it is not the first time he has said some uncomfortable, unproven things about race.

Australia ‘in ISIS’ cross-hairs’

Australia ‘in ISIS’ cross-hairs’

Shakira HusseinFeb 25, 20168 Comments

You think we are too far away for Islamic State to bother with? Think again.

Anti-Muslim rally reveals a racism both shocking and commonplace

Anti-Muslim rally reveals a racism both shocking and commonplace

Shakira HusseinNov 23, 201511 Comments

Muscle-bound skinheads and authority figures in suits championing hate speech. All in a day's work for anti-Muslim extremists.

How Hizb ut-Tahrir responded to Paris

How Hizb ut-Tahrir responded to Paris

Shakira HusseinNov 17, 20152 Comments

How Islamic State stages fear, and the groups who refuse to condemn it.

Breed, (white, rich) women of Australia!

Shakira HusseinNov 10, 20159 Comments

There is a baby drought! Except it seems to be a drought of a very particular kind of baby ...

Malcolm turns over a new leaf on Muslim relations, but it needs work

Malcolm turns over a new leaf on Muslim relations, but it needs work

Shakira HusseinOct 5, 201515 Comments

It is plain common sense for the authorities to work with, rather than against, Muslim community leaders and elders.

Silver-tongued Malcolm's govt is complicit in violence against women

Silver-tongued Malcolm's govt is complicit in violence against women

Shakira HusseinSep 30, 201515 Comments

The focus on Turnbull’s call for a cultural shift has left unexamined the ways in which government policy is complicit in violence against women and children.

Did FBI Islamophobia entrap an American Jew?

Shakira HusseinSep 18, 20153 Comments

Was "Australi Witness" entrapped by the FBI?