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UN human rights chief to accuse Australia on asylum seeker policy

theguardian: by Oliver Milman — In maiden speech, new high commissioner will point to a ‘chain of human rights violations’ in detention of asylum seekers    Asylum seekers at the…

Australia asylum seeker ‘brain-dead’ after infection – activists

An Iranian man seeking asylum in Australia has been declared brain dead after an infected cut led to septicaemia, a refugee activist says. Hamid Kehazaei, 24, had been in a…

Islamic Council of Victoria boycotts meeting with Prime Minister over Team Australia comments

The Islamic Council of Victoria (ICV), which represents more than 150,000 Muslims, has boycotted a scheduled meeting with Prime Minister Tony Abbott after he urged the Muslim community to join…

Australia: Ahmadiyya Muslim Community New Zealand to Organize a peace conference

Source: indianweekender.co.nz  | ahmadiyya.org.nz Political strife, conflict between nations, and escalating violence have prompted leaders of different faiths to hold talks in New Zealand in their search for world peace. In Auckland,…

‘Get ready for 100-year war with Islam’: Former Australian Army chief underlines homegrown jihad threat and warns ‘terrorists only have to be lucky once’

The former Chief of the Australian Army, professor Peter Leahy, has warned that Australia needs to prepare itself for a century-long war, both overseas and at home, against radical Islamic…

Muslim community should not feel targeted by Government’s counterterrorism laws, academic says

The Muslim community in Australia should not feel targeted by the Federal Government’s proposed expansion of anti-terrorism laws, a Muslim academic says. The Government is proposing a broadening of the counter-terrorism…

Australian preacher and Islamic State supporter Musa Cerantonio arrives in Australia ABC July 23, 2014, 12:07 pm

High-profile Australian Islamist preacher Musa Cerantonio has been warned the Australian Federal Police will continue to keep him under surveillance after he was deported from the Philippines. READ MORE…  …

Ramadan in the Pacific

Source: Australia Plus Posted 10 July 2014, 10:41 AEST By Bethany Keats Before the sun has risen in the Marshall Islands members of the local Muslim community participating in Ramadan…

Australia reassures Arabs that its policy on Jerusalem has not changed

Coming under intense pressure from Arab and Islamic countries for saying it will no longer refer to east Jerusalem as “occupied,” Australia reaffirmed Thursday that its position on the “legal…

Audio: When Islam came to Australia

Source: BBC Few Australians are aware that the country’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples had regular contact with foreign Muslims long before the arrival of Christian colonisers. And Islam…

Australia Documentary Defends Islam

ABNA — The documentary offered a window to many Australian Muslims to share their own experiences of facing discrimination. A new eye-opening documentary film that shows the true nature of…

Australia Documentary Defends Islam

SYDNEY – A new eye-opening documentary film that shows the true nature of Islam has been approved to be shown to high school students in South Australia, in a step…

Islamic Museum aims to  deliver positive message

Jakarta Post: by Ahmad Syam — Jane Devlin observed each picture on display at the Australian Muslim History Gallery, located at the upper level of the newly opened Islamic Museum…

Contemporary, modern and Muslim: Hijab House at Fashfest

    March 7, 2014 Megan Doherty City reporter for The Canberra Times A Canberra girl raised a Catholic is the head designer of an Australian fashion house specialising in…

Australia’s First Islamic Museum Opens

Source: onislam VICTORIA – Making a fusion between Islamic heritage and Australian culture, Australia’s first Islamic Museum has opened its doors to the public to showcase the Islamic culture and…

NSA Australia allies ‘spied on US law firm’ in Indonesia row

Source: BBC Australian spies tapped a US law firm representing Indonesia in a trade dispute with the US, new leaks say. The 2013 document obtained by the New York Times does not…

Worst yet to come in Australia heatwave

Source: TOI: SYDNEY: Australians sweltering through an extreme heatwave were warned that the worst was yet to come Thursday, with hundreds of fires raging in several states and temperatures nearing…

Australian meat: “As Halal as it gets”

By: Mohammed Alshoaiby Source: http://www.saudigazette.com.sa/ At Al-Fursan butcher shop on Riyadh’s busy Dhabbab Street, Chris sliced luscious steaks off a fresh cut of Australian Angus sirloin, promising with sure confidence…

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