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Irfan Yusuf —

Irfan Yusuf

Lawyer, author and commentator


Is Obama sucking up to Muslim and Arab nations?

July 14, 2009

Barack Obama's visit to Ghana, his first tour of sub-Saharan Africa, didn't please everyone, writes Irfan Yusuf.

Your unpronounceable surname could cost you that job

June 18, 2009 3

A new study has found wide-spread labour market discrimination against people with foreign names when applying for jobs in Australia.

Iranian elections: of mullahs, women and Jews

June 11, 2009

Iranian elections aren’t exactly perfect and neither is Iranian democracy, but Iran is far more democratic than other “moderate” states (as in pro-Western) in the Middle East, writes Irfan Yusuf.

Writers’ fest does blogging. Your thoughts?

May 25, 2009 1

To blog or not to blog? That was just one of the questions posed by moderator Rachel Hills to a panel of bloggers, journalists and one burnt-out ex-journalist at a Sydney Writers’ Festival gig on Sunday.