Former Australian Prime Minister John Howard reflects on the decade since 9/11. “There are very helpful signs that democracy is taking root in Iraq.” “The prospects for freedom and openness in the […]
ICV: In accordance with our community consultation last week, ICV executives met with the Attorney General and his advisors on Friday 5 September. The meeting was attended by approximately 40 community representatives […]
MEDIA RELEASE: MIA REJECTS THE DAILY TELEGRAPH’S SCARE CAMPAIGN Monday, 8 September 2014 The Daily Telegraph newspaper this morning accused the Markaz Imam Ahmad (MIA) in Liverpool of supporting terrorism by auctioning […]
4th of September 2014 Australian National Imams Council | ACTION ALERT Express Your Concerns about the New Anti-Terror Proposals ANIC would like once again to express its concerns about the new anti-terror […]
3rd of September 2014 PRESS RELEASE ANIC OPPOSES MILITARY INVOLVEMENT IN IRAQ The Australian National Imams Council (ANIC), as stated previously, believes that one of the main causative factor for local radicalisation […]
Radicalisation: “Dangerous game fuelled by the media” Three key points: The disproportionate attention given to “radicalism” on TV screens and front pages of newspapers feeds into ongoing misrepresentations of Muslims living in […]
by Binoy Kampmark, The current prime minister of Australia may have never had it. If he did, he has certainly lost the plot. Every national image is bound to be wrapped in […]
Leaders from Canberra’s Muslim community say the Federal Government has kept them in the dark over proposed new anti-terror laws, which they’ve described as “draconian” and “ill-conceived”.
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 […]
Press Release. Friday, 29 August 2014.
A MEETING on proposed anti-terror laws between Attorney-General George Brandis and key Muslim leaders in Sydney’s west was “insufficient” to allay community concerns, a spokesman says.
Friday 29 August 2014 PRESS RELEASE ANIC CONCERNED ABOUT PROPOSED ANTI-TERRORISM LAWS The Australian National Imams Council (ANIC) believes that all citizens have a vested interest in the ongoing safety and security […]
On Sunday 24 August the ICV held an information session for member societies and members of the community. Approximately 80 people attended to be briefed on important developments that had impacted on […]
“You have got to be able to debate, and using that term is almost an attempt to stop or to shut down debate.”
PRESS RELEASE Friday, 21th August 2014 ICWA condemns ‘anti-terror’ law proposals Islamic Council of WA would like to add its voice to the rest of leaders, imams, activists and community organisations of […]
Faith leaders invite the Australian community to join them in the following message of solidarity.
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 Prime Minister’s public comments today are clearly at odds with his espoused desire to engage with the Muslim community. Clearly this is not genuine and is nothing more than a token gesture to tick the box marked ‘consultation’ before proceeding to do as he pleases.
A divisive social media page protesting the development of a mosque in Bendigo has been shut down by Facebook for violating its community standards.
Australian National Imams Council (ANIC) PRESS RELEASE Muslim Community Leaders meet with the Hon. Tony Abbott MP Prime Minister of Australia Today 18th of August 2014 A broad cross section of Muslim […]