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Shakira Hussein — Writer and academic in multiculturalism

Shakira Hussein

Writer and academic in multiculturalism

Shakira Hussein is a writer and academic in multiculturalism and Muslim studies at the National Centre for Excellence in Islamic Studies, University of Melbourne.

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Now we know, racists may well represent the 'silent majority'

Now we know, racists may well represent the 'silent majority'

Shakira HusseinSep 22, 201643 Comments

Commentators are expressing shock that 49% of Australians want to ban Muslim immigration, but it shouldn't be surprising.

Islamic State's next target is not Bondi, it's Muslims living in the West. They just said so.

Islamic State's next target is not Bondi, it's Muslims living in the West. They just said so.

Shakira HusseinSep 8, 20167 Comments

An article called "The Extinction of the Grayzone" in Islamic State's magazine repeats George W. Bush's rhetoric: "You're either with us or against us".

No, Clintonistas, sexism is not worse than racism

No, Clintonistas, sexism is not worse than racism

Shakira HusseinSep 1, 20163 Comments

Powerful white women often underplay the seriousness and prevalence of racism.

Terrorists aren't always who you think -- and neither are their victims

Shakira HusseinAug 19, 20163 Comments

Right-wing terrorists say they hate Muslims. But their victims are often white.

Why we know nothing about the victims of Sagamihara

Why we know nothing about the victims of Sagamihara

Shakira HusseinAug 8, 20161 Comment

The mass murderer who targeted disabled people in a care facility in Japan said he wanted people with disabilities to "disappear". Our society seems to agree.

The anti-Islam crusade endorsed by Bolt, Kruger is already happening

The anti-Islam crusade endorsed by Bolt, Kruger is already happening

Shakira HusseinJul 22, 201614 Comments

Sonia Kruger's comments won't open the door for official discrimination against Muslims; it's already happening.

MMMNope: Pauline Hanson is a product of our times

MMMNope: Pauline Hanson is a product of our times

Shakira HusseinJul 6, 201616 Comments

Pauline Hanson's particular brand of noxious Islamophobia isn't even home-grown, it's imported. Now how's that for irony.

Is <em>Charlie Hebdo</em> racist? Or just inscrutably French?

Is Charlie Hebdo racist? Or just inscrutably French?

Shakira HusseinMay 27, 201610 Comments

Two French writers debate the virtue of Charlie Hebdo and the things that are lost in translation.

Why I don't support euthanasia (and you shouldn't either)

Why I don't support euthanasia (and you shouldn't either)

Shakira HusseinMay 17, 201625 Comments

Euthanasia marginalises an already vulnerable group and should not be legalised.

Playground horror: Taliban violence no longer confined to Pakistan's badlands

Playground horror: Taliban violence no longer confined to Pakistan's badlands

Shakira HusseinMar 29, 20166 Comments

Violence is out of place everywhere and nowhere.

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