Extreme voices shout down sensible debate We must wage war against anti-Muslims and Islamists but, intellectually, we can’t do the equivalent of walk and chew gum at the same time. Even with Pauline Hanson as their figurehead, this movement is menacing, taking its lead from the politically potent European far-right. At worst, the left regards Islamists as allies in a common anti-Western cause. At worst, the left regards Islamists as allies in a common anti-Western cause. Photo: Chris…
Scuffles broke out in Australia as anti-Muslim and anti-racist protesters clashed in the Australian suburb of Melton near Melbourne. The far-right Reclaim Australia movement organised the protest to demonstrate against Muslim immigration to Australia. In response, far-left anti-racist group No Room For Racism conducted their own counter rally. At euronews we believe in the intelligence of our…
A few weeks ago Reclaim Australia protesters organised number of Australia-wide protests opposing "sharia law, halal tax and Islamisation". One Nation leader Pauline Hanson made an appearance at a Reclaim rally in Brisbane on April 4, when the eight men had their photo taken with the politician. https://twitter.com/NeilVenketramen
Manus Island guard stood down after posts endorsing Reclaim Australia and anti-halal views
Manus Island guard stood down after posts endorsing Reclaim Australia and anti-halal views Facebook posts by detention centre guard John Akrigg include article suggesting Muslims ‘can’t be Australians’
Reclaim Australia supporter charged after threat to slit throat of prominent lawyer. Ms Veiszadeh: prejudice, bigotry and far-right extremism is "flourishing" due to the "current political landscape". "Our government's ongoing silence about the Reclaim Australia and the rise in far-right extremists is deafening," She said movements like Reclaim Australia have been gaining momentum and sprouting "vitriol, preaching hatred and ultimately inciting violence.
Police use pepper spray on anti 'Reclaim Australia' protesters during a rally on July 18, 2015 in Melbourne, Australia. 'Reclaim Australia' grassroots rallies are being held across Australia to protest the alleged 'Islamisation' of Australia… Credit: Luis Ascui