July 6, 2015 24
The Zaky Mallah controversy has nothing to do with Muslims.
July 2, 2015 4
Short-sighted media were quick to lunge on a relatively minor recommendation from a report on countering radicalisation of young, at-risk Muslims.
June 1, 2015 3
Has Myanmar's opposition leader lost her moral authority?
May 27, 2015 20
Hard evidence suggests our ideas about the process of "radicalisation" of extremist Muslims are deeply flawed.
May 21, 2015 3
Australia's response to the discovery of slave camps and mass graves in south-east Asia, as well as the persecution and exodus of Muslim Burmese is black mark against our international duty.
May 14, 2015 2
There is tonnes of money in the budget for "national security", i.e. the ongoing alienation of Muslims.
May 6, 2015 1
We are quick to blame a tweet from a Muslim urging violence against those at a Texas cartoon exhibition. But what about the hate speech of Islamophobe Geert Wilders?
April 14, 2015 1
Those who dismissed last Friday's protest against the closure of remote Aboriginal communities as selfish completely miss the point.
December 16, 2014 35
Man Haron Monis was a desperate, violent middle-aged man, not a jihadi.
November 25, 2014 23
Tony Abbott has accused Hizb ut-Tahrir of supporting terrorism, and Emma Alberici has accused it of having links to Islamic State. But tell that to the leader of HT recently murdered by IS. Lawyer, author and commentator Irfan Yusuf reports.
November 12, 2014
A network of anti-halal groups, some with links to One Nation, have targeted companies that sell halal-certified food, writes SmartCompany journalist Kirsten Robb.
October 14, 2014
Tony Abbott has declared Hizb ut-Tahrir to be unAustralian and supportive of ideas that promote terrorism. But what really happens at one of the group's events?
October 7, 2014 5
The Daily Telegraph has dubbed Young, NSW, the "Muslim capital of the outback". But former Young Witness cadet Chloe Booker finds the reality is much more complex.
September 1, 2014 6
The majority of Western Muslim organisations are dominated by Sunni Muslims, writes lawyer, author and commentator Irfan Yusuf. But what about the Shia?
August 26, 2014 16
Freelance writer Kavita Bedford retraces Tele writer Tim Blair's steps in the western suburb of Lakemba and wonders: how much did Blair really learn while inside his hotel room for one night?
August 22, 2014 43
We're rehearsing many of the terrorism rituals that took place in the lead-up to the Iraq War, including the targeting of the Muslim community.
July 3, 2014 18
George Brandis is a champion of free speech -- except, of course, if such speech is "dangerous" or "extremist".
May 19, 2014 4
Narendra Modi is India's new prime minister, with his Bharatiya Janata Party winning unprecedented support. Delhi journalist Alys Francis examines the man who "has promised the moon and the stars".
September 26, 2013 2
There's some piggy drama in Denmark, with daycare centres banning porcine products out of sensitivity to the religious beliefs of their charges. Plus other political snippets noted along the way.
May 8, 2013
Malaysia's political parties are being increasingly divided along ethnic lines, which could make it even more difficult for the opposition party to break the ruling party's stranglehold on government.