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Call for New Zealand and Australia to work together to combat racism.

Call for New Zealand and Australia to work together to combat racism. Student Nikki Singh, Shakti founder Farida Sultana and Australia Greens senator Mehreen Faruqi. Photo: RNZ / Lui Chen A migrant and refugee support organisation says it’s important for people to learn more about minorities to promote understanding and combat extremism. A one-day trans-Tasman… Continue reading Call for New Zealand and Australia to work together to combat racism.

Islam in Asia and the Pacific · News · News ignored by NZ media · Pacific

Nearly 200 dodgy Australian day care centres are shut down after police find links to Islamic State, bikie gangs and large-scale fraud.

Nearly 200 dodgy Australian day care centres are shut down after police find links to Islamic State, bikie gangs and large-scale fraud Almost 200 day care centres have been shut down in NSW alone as police investigate links to Islamic State, motorcycle gangs and large-scale fraud. Suburbs in south-west Sydney were home to the worst-offenders,… Continue reading Nearly 200 dodgy Australian day care centres are shut down after police find links to Islamic State, bikie gangs and large-scale fraud.

News · NZ Government support · Pacific

Sonny Bill Williams pushes global caliphate agenda to Australia

All Black Sonny Bill Williams tackles ‘cocky’ Australian Senator over his anti-Muslim comments Sonny Bill Williams’ BMW sponsorship reviewed over links to controversial Muslim clerics All Blacks Sonny Bill Williams has crash tackled Australian Senator Fraser Anning on social media, after the controversial politician vowed to ban Muslim immigration. Far-right senator Anning, recently egged for his controversial views,… Continue reading Sonny Bill Williams pushes global caliphate agenda to Australia

News · News ignored by NZ media · Overseas · Pacific

How a jihadi bride gloated from Syria she’d kill a reporter’s family and would only return to Australia when it was part of the Islamic State – and now she’s begging to be let back in.

A teenage jihadi bride who fled Melbourne to fight with the Islamic State in Syria boasted at the height of the bloodthirsty group’s reign of terror about how she would only come home to Australia when it was ‘part of the Islamic State’. Now, four years later, with her husband dead and the so-called Islamic… Continue reading How a jihadi bride gloated from Syria she’d kill a reporter’s family and would only return to Australia when it was part of the Islamic State – and now she’s begging to be let back in.

Islam in Asia and the Pacific · Jihadi · News

My year undercover with Australia’s Islamic radicals.

The flaw in the Government’s counter radicalisation program was that it relied heavily on Muslim community leaders. But the young men I met with said their community leaders didn’t understand them. I wrap a checked shirt around my head and pull up the hoodie to conceal my face. Holding a makeshift Islamic State flag on… Continue reading My year undercover with Australia’s Islamic radicals.

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Radical mufti finds backing here.

Sheik Alhilali was at the time, the “Mufti of Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific” A Sydney mufti who compared unveiled women to “uncovered meat” has gained followers in New Zealand, despite an attempt by the country’s official Muslim body to disown him. A former president of the Federation of Islamic Associations of New… Continue reading Radical mufti finds backing here.