Topic archives: muslims

Clowns to the left of me, jokers to my right: Muslims stuck in the middle of an uncivil war

Clowns to the left of me, jokers to my right: Muslims stuck in the middle of an uncivil war

July 6, 2015 24

The Zaky Mallah controversy has nothing to do with Muslims.

Dead Poets Society won’t stop terrorism

Dead Poets Society won’t stop terrorism

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.

Aung San Suu Kyi turning a blind eye to Rohingya plight

Aung San Suu Kyi turning a blind eye to Rohingya plight

June 1, 2015 3

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

May 27, 2015 20

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

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.

Government commits billions to make Australia less safe

May 14, 2015 2

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

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?

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

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

April 14, 2015 1

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

December 16, 2014 35

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

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.