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Leading Muslim cleric says Islamophobia a result of Islamic extremism and not racism.

Perhaps the Royal Commission should listen to this guy! see also: To prevent another Christchurch, Islam must confront the attacks in its name that have radicalised the West. Yahya Cholil Staquf, secretary-general of the world’s largest Muslim movement, believes Islamic extremism based on “obsolete” religious orthodoxy is fuelling Islamophobia The influential cleric wrote that the All-Party… Continue reading Leading Muslim cleric says Islamophobia a result of Islamic extremism and not racism.

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Why banning the accused gunman’s manifesto is a bad idea.

See also: To prevent another Christchurch, Islam must confront the attacks in its name that have radicalised the West. The chief censor, David Shanks, has put New Zealanders in a very odd position by his decision to ban the 74-page manifesto reportedly written by the man alleged to have slaughtered scores of Muslims in two Christchurch… Continue reading Why banning the accused gunman’s manifesto is a bad idea.

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To prevent another Christchurch, Islam must confront the attacks in its name that have radicalised the West.

How can we – Muslims and non-Muslims together – prevent another atrocity like the one in Christchurch? As I have watched New Zealanders of all faiths mourn, this has been the question on my mind. So far, few of the answers offered have come close to the truth. What the massacre revealed was the need for a… Continue reading To prevent another Christchurch, Islam must confront the attacks in its name that have radicalised the West.