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Irfan Yusuf

Lawyer, author and commentator

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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.

How do you stop polygamy? With overreaching surveillance, of course

How do you stop polygamy? With overreaching surveillance, of course

Irfan YusufDec 12, 20164 Comments

Pauline Hanson thinks there needs to be a national identity card in order to stop Muslims from claiming Centrelink benefits for multiple wives.

Et tu, Angela? Merkel picks politics over people

Et tu, Angela? Merkel picks politics over people

Irfan YusufDec 9, 2016

If Merkel really wants to stamp out the wearing of face veils, she will find no greater ally than the mainstream German Muslim communities.

Why George Christensen might make a great immigration minister

Why George Christensen might make a great immigration minister

Irfan YusufDec 5, 201617 Comments

Barnaby Joyce reckons George Christensen needs to be given a portfolio. Would Immigration be a good fit?

Some friendly advice to Tony Abbott on writing his next book

Some friendly advice to Tony Abbott on writing his next book

Irfan YusufNov 24, 20161 Comment

Take it from a Muslim, Tony, you need to come to terms with gay marriage.

Dear Caroline Overington, the White Australia Policy is over, deal with it

Dear Caroline Overington, the White Australia Policy is over, deal with it

Irfan YusufNov 23, 20169 Comments

Sadly, ignorance of non-Anglo cultures is the name of the game in both mainstream media and politics in Australia.

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