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Extremists – what us?

AUSTRALIA Helen Davidson, Paul Karp and Elle Hunt reporting in the Guardian, ‘. . . Gillian Triggs, the president of the Australian Human Rights Commission, told reporters in Sydney comparisons of the abuses of Don Dale [juvenile correction centre in Darwin – indigenous youths make up 96% of the young prison population in the Northern Territory]  with…

Muslims in the Media

Softly, softly for some

Media sensationalist headlines for Muslims, but the kid glove treatment for others! Two recent news items highlight the disparity. The public is fed an image of Muslims as a problematic, fifth-column in the midst of society – each time there is an arrest, it makes the headlines but when charges are dropped or people acquitted…