May 2, 2008

News Corp’s strategic wahhabi alliance

Griffith University's Islamic Research Unit is not the only beneficiary of Saudi largesse, writes Irfan Yusuf.

The Australian has been pumping out stories all week about how Griffith University's Islamic Research Unit (GIRU) could well become a Saudi-style Pakistani madressa after receiving a donation of $100,000 from the Saudi Kingdom.

I pointed out some of the hypocrisies and absurdities in reporting by The Oz on the issue in yesterday's Canberra Times. You won't find the article on the CT website, though you can read it here.

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  1. Geoff Ridings

    Yes but. I dont think it was the money per se it was the concern that there were conditions attached and I am not sure these were resolved. Money with conditions is another word for bribe.

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