Political unrest in Malaysia raises two big concerns: the rise of Islamist fundamentalism, and the growing role of Chinese influence.
The media has a lot to answer for in its mainstreaming of racist and anti-Muslim commentary, and it's not just the far-right outlets that are to blame.
The Yes crowd must make room for believers in their campaign if they are to represent all the colours of the rainbow.
Yes, Joko Widodo's decree against hardline Islamic groups is about stamping out terror-linked organisations. But it's also about saving his own political arse.
We're being swamped by Asians! Our Christian heritage is fading! Islam is surging! Calm down, Australian media.
Freelance journalist Jarni Blakkarly spent three months monitoring a Pauline Hanson forum on Facebook. He found very little about Hanson, and a whole lot about Islam.
There’s a lot of competition these days for the title of Politician Most Likely to Exploit Terrorism in an Appalling Manner ...
News that gay men in Indonesia are being whipped by order of the sharia police has shocked the world, but we should look at politics, not religion.
The case of a former Jakarta governor illustrates the role that blasphemy plays at the intersection between law and state-sponsored religion.