Just as the banner of freedom of speech is often used to mask racism and bigotry so too is this issue of political correctness.
The Call Out takes a closer look at the 2016 Federal Election – the results, the implications of a fractured Senate and the rise of far right candidates, in particular Pauline Hanson and One Nation.
Malcolm Turnbull has met with faith leaders at Kirribilli House, becoming the first prime minister to host an iftar, the fast-breaking meal during Ramadan.
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.
Press release: The Islamic Council of Victoria (ICV) Tuesday, February 24 2015 PM needs to unify community, not lecture to The Sydney siege and the subsequent deaths of three people were a result […]
US strategy would be very different if the White House truly cared about ‘freedom, justice and dignity’ Presidents lie. They lie about lots of things, big and small, to protect or enhance […]
Tony Abbott should duck. Labor is unelectable. The Greens are ineffective. And News Limited has no moral compass.
The Australian government has increased the pressure on the Muslim community with a new raft of draconian ‘anti-terror’ laws soon to be tabled to parliament. The laws blatantly target and seek to […]
“You have got to be able to debate, and using that term is almost an attempt to stop or to shut down debate.”
In the name of Allah, most Gracious, most Merciful. This statement articulates our position with respect to the counter-terrorism proposals announced by the Abbott Government earlier this month. These proposals are unjust […]
The Shaping of the Modern Muslim World – Dr. Yasir Qadhi and Dr. Nabil Bayakli discuss the history of Palestine, 1914-Present day.
ICV condemns Israeli attack on Palestine In the last 72 hours the world has been witness to an unfolding atrocity in Palestine at the hands of Israel. The Islamic Council of Victoria […]
Prime minister seeks to play down international backlash over Australia’s decision to stop referring to ‘occupied’ territory
“The state-sanctioned murder of Australian citizens at the hand of the US’s drone program is nothing short of a program of control by terror. These are despicable acts and the Australian Government’s […]
In this lecture, Dr Yasir Qadhi goes over the historical events prior to the build up of World War One, how the Ottoman Caliphate was drawn into the Great War siding with Germany and the eventual […]
In March 2013, reports of a hunger strike at Guantánamo Bay, the US detention camp in Cuba, began to surface. Details were sketchy and were contradicted by statements from the US military. […]
An Iranian court has sentenced 17 Iranian Sunnis, including religious scholars, to death because of their religious beliefs, leading a rights group to launch a campaign to save them.