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Irfan Yusuf

Lawyer, author and commentator

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Women-only swimming times send culture wars off the deep end

Women-only swimming times send culture wars off the deep end

Irfan YusufMay 23, 201715 Comments

Heavens to Betsy! Some women would prefer to swim in privacy without a bunch of gawking blokes around. Man the barricades, it's a culture war!

Why ISIS fighters should be allowed back into Australia

Why ISIS fighters should be allowed back into Australia

Irfan YusufMay 18, 20173 Comments

Neil Prakash is returning to Australia. Here's why that could be a good thing for our fight against extremism.

Is small-minded bigotry how we honour the Diggers? Yassmin Abdel-Magied's tsunami in a teacup

Is small-minded bigotry how we honour the Diggers? Yassmin Abdel-Magied's tsunami in a teacup

Irfan YusufApr 26, 201729 Comments

This concocted mass debate, like those before it and those to come, shows that we, as a nation, have no bloody idea about our values.

The real danger at Punchbowl High School is the ideological deradicalisation program

The real danger at Punchbowl High School is the ideological deradicalisation program

Irfan YusufApr 4, 20177 Comments

The debate about theoretically unsound and ideologically charged deradicalisation programs, like the one at Punchbowl High School, doesn't help students.

Has political correctness failed?

Has political correctness failed?

Irfan YusufMar 29, 20172 Comments

Chris Kenny thinks that political correctness has failed "the mainstream"-- but what on earth does this actually mean?

Sorry, Malcolm, but multicultural Australia is not 'united, strong, successful'

Sorry, Malcolm, but multicultural Australia is not 'united, strong, successful'

Irfan YusufMar 23, 20175 Comments

And guess whose fault that is?

<em>The Australian</em> declares war on Yassmin Abdel-Magied, misses the point again

The Australian declares war on Yassmin Abdel-Magied, misses the point again

Irfan YusufFeb 17, 201710 Comments

For some reason, Caroline Overington, in her attacks on Yassmin Abdel-Magied in The Australian, cannot seem to understand this whole idea of soft diplomacy.

Iranian revolutionary leaves a complicated legacy

Iranian revolutionary leaves a complicated legacy

Irfan YusufJan 12, 20171 Comment

The guy was the wiliest of wily politicians who co-authored the constitution that created the revolutionary government.

Guess who's coming to $150-a-head anti-Islam dinner?

Guess who's coming to $150-a-head anti-Islam dinner?

Irfan YusufJan 10, 201715 Comments

Who on Earth would turn up to Kirralie Smith's "Defending Freedom of Speech Halal Choices" fundraiser? Spoiler: it's Bernardi. And Christensen. And attention-starved Ross Cameron.

Three things you don't understand about the Syrian war

Three things you don't understand about the Syrian war

Irfan YusufDec 19, 20167 Comments

For a start, the rebels are not one big happy family all fighting for a common notion of justice.

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