Irfan Yusuf —

Irfan Yusuf

Lawyer, author and commentator


Iranian revolutionary leaves a complicated legacy

January 12, 2017 1

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?

January 10, 2017 15

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

December 19, 2016 7

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

December 12, 2016 4

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

December 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

December 5, 2016 17

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

November 24, 2016 1

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

November 23, 2016 9

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

What if our collective racism turned again to Asians?

September 22, 2016 7

It turns out 49% of Australians want to stop Muslims from immigrating. But what if they were convinced China's military were a much bigger threat than Islamic State (which it probably is)?

Extra! Extra! Bolt condemns white terrorism! (And other headlines you won’t read in the Hun)

August 8, 2016 5

A white terror suspect with links to anti-Islam groups was arrested at the weekend. Not that you'd read about it in the right-wing rags.