The weak flank in Abbott's terror response

By Rob Burgess

In the aftermath of the 2005 Cronulla riots, in which Lebanese Muslims clashed with non-Muslims, the then Human Rights Commissioner Tom Calma noted in a speech in Brisbane that “international factors like September 11 and the Bali bombings, and more recently the London attacks, increase the level of discrimination and vilification experienced by Arab and Muslim Australian. “This in turn alienates the community from the rest of society, which in turn exacerbates the level of discrimination that they experience.

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