Arun Kundnani traces the history of western theories of terrorist radicalization as a means to criminalize and suppress political ideologies and activism.
Last Saturday the ICV played host to a media panel discussion and Q&A. The event was moderated by head of media and communications at the ICV Kuranda Seyit.
Given the incessant media attention placed on Al-Furqan centre as a result, we wish to release this statement for the purpose of clarification.
Tony Blair’s “bloody crusades” in Iraq and Afghanistan have led to the radicalisation of a generation of young British Muslims, John Prescott has suggested. See video here.
The Age has reached a settlement with the young man wrongly identified in a photograph as part of its coverage of the police shooting of Numan Haider in Endeavour Hills.
Muslim Community Rejects Abbott Government’s Demonisation and Condemns Moves to Silence Legitimate Critique
Muslim Community Rejects Abbott Government’s Demonisation and Condemns Moves to Silence Legitimate Criticism.
Australian David Hicks, a former prisoner at the US Navy base at Guantanamo Bay, has won a legal challenge to his terrorism conviction before a military court in Cuba.
SPOT LIGHT is a new show on the OnePath Network, where they turn the spot light on hot topics impacting the Australian Muslim Community.
With the recent shooting on Martin Place in Sydney, followed by the mass killing of children in Peshawar and then another terrible tragedy in Cairns, members of the community, be they believers or non-believers, asked a simply and salient question; why is this happening? Why does God allow this to happen?
ANIC concerned about proposed foreign fighters bill His Eminence, the Grand Mufti of Australia, Dr Ibrahim Abu Mohammad and the Australian National Imams Council affirm that, like all citizens, we have a […]
Monday, September 29 2014 For Immediate Release. The MSA wishes to extend our condolences to everybody who has been touched by the trail of tragic events that have beset the community in […]
Last night, Al Furqan Islamic Information Centre, in Noble Park, was vandalised with radical anti-Muslim messages. Recently, tensions have grown due to global events which have led to damaging and vandalism of Muslim […]
Sheikh says family of teen shot dead are devastated but that many youths lose their way, not only Muslims.
We call for calmness and vigilance in face of growing Islamophobia and distrust of Muslims in Australia.
Islamic Council of Victoria (ICV) PRESS RELEASE Tuesday, September 24 2014 It is with deep sorrow that we note last night’s tragic events. Events that, on face value, should not have cost […]
Muslim leaders say questions are mounting about what evidence police had to justify yesterday’s massive anti-terrorism raids in Sydney and Brisbane.
The history of Muslims in Australia stands testimony of the concern that Muslims have towards the safety and security of Australia and all its citizens. The Muslim community has never threatened or harmed any person or institution in Australia. We affirm that this has been our history in the past and our vision for the future.
Where is the police to investigate this terrorist threat?
As a result of the two and a half hours detention for an alleged “routine baggage search” the respected Imam missed his flight and was unable to travel along with his group of Australian pilgrims on their way to perform the Hajj.
Australian Muslim community organisations wish to reassure all Australians that they have nothing to fear from their Muslim neighbours who want peace and security for everyone regardless of religion.