Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Shariah law - A Current Affair Update

This week saw A Current Affair produce a piece on ‘Shariah law’ in Australia. This is an area that has both confused and alarmed Australians – and in fact most Westerners. ACA managed not only to increase the alarm, but also completely misrepresent what Muslims believe and practice in this area.

There are three things that I think most worry Australians – Shariah represents a way of life that is based on the 7th century, Muslims aim to replace Australian law with Shariah law, Shariah law is an inflexible and harsh system that is totally incompatible with Australian values and the Australian way of life.

All of these are totally and absolutely wrong or inaccurate.

Thursday, July 7, 2016

Thank you Chilcot

Finally the Chilcot Inquiry has confirmed what many of us have been saying for years. That the global problems that we face today are the result of the decisions of our Western governments to invade, and to destabilise countries, destroying the infrastructure of so many societies.

The history of Western involvement in regime change is legendary. Beginning with the

Saturday, January 30, 2016

Welcoming Internal Criticism

This week saw the arrival of Majeed Nawaz to Sydney. A former Hizb Tahrir member, Majeed has been campaigning against extremism - particularly Islamism and jihadist Islamism - for many years. While his audience and supporters within his home country of the UK and internationally has increased substantially, support within the Muslim community has been considerably lacking.