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Aung San Suu Kyi turning a blind eye to Rohingya plight

Aung San Suu Kyi turning a blind eye to Rohingya plight

Michael Sainsbury June 1, 2015 3 Comments

Has Myanmar's opposition leader lost her moral authority?

Everything you thought you knew about jihadi radicalisation is wrong

Everything you thought you knew about jihadi radicalisation is wrong

Bernard Keane May 27, 2015 20 Comments

Hard evidence suggests our ideas about the process of "radicalisation" of extremist Muslims are deeply flawed.

Myanmar’s refugee crisis all but ignored by Australia

Myanmar’s refugee crisis all but ignored by Australia

Michael Sainsbury May 21, 2015 3 Comments

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.

Government commits billions to make Australia less safe

Shakira Hussein May 14, 2015 2 Comments

There is tonnes of money in the budget for "national security", i.e. the ongoing alienation of Muslims.

The radical danger of Geert Wilders’ free speech

The radical danger of Geert Wilders’ free speech

Shakira Hussein May 6, 2015 1 Comment

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?

Rabble with a cause: the importance of civil disobedience and ‘selfishness’

Rabble with a cause: the importance of civil disobedience and ‘selfishness’

Shakira Hussein April 14, 2015 1 Comment

Those who dismissed last Friday's protest against the closure of remote Aboriginal communities as selfish completely miss the point.

Sydney gunman a criminal, not a terrorist

Sydney gunman a criminal, not a terrorist

Shakira Hussein December 16, 2014 35 Comments

Man Haron Monis was a desperate, violent middle-aged man, not a jihadi.

Hizb ut-Tahrir leader’s murder exposes Abbott’s (and our) ignorance

Hizb ut-Tahrir leader’s murder exposes Abbott’s (and our) ignorance

Crikey November 25, 2014 23 Comments

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.

Islamophobic groups claim victory in anti-halal crusade

Islamophobic groups claim victory in anti-halal crusade

Crikey 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.

Fatwas, blessed revolutions and snacks: an evening with Hizb ut-Tahrir

Fatwas, blessed revolutions and snacks: an evening with Hizb ut-Tahrir

Irfan Yusuf 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?