Irfan Yusuf —

Irfan Yusuf

Lawyer, author and commentator

March, 2017

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

, Feb 17, 2017

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

, Jan 12, 2017

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?

, Jan 10, 2017

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

, Dec 19, 2016

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

, Dec 12, 2016

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

, Dec 09, 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

, Dec 05, 2016

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

, Nov 24, 2016

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

, Nov 23, 2016

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