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Post COVID-19 Crisis: The role of the Muslim world – AFIC presents to the Organisation of Islamic Conference (OIC)

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم I begin in the name of Allah, the Most Gracious the Most Merciful, I thank Allah for bringing us together and I ask Allah to send blessings and salutations upon His messenger Muhammad, his family, his companions and all those who follow his guidance. I would like to thank the OIC …

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Joint statement of Australian faith community representatives: Australia’s response to COVID-19

Compassion is at the heart of our faiths. It is our unifying ethic. So it is with compassion that we make this Joint Statement as Multifaith Leaders. We were initially drawn together in Video Conference on April 15 at the invitation of the Hon. Alan Tudge, Acting Minister for Immigration, Citizenship, Migrant Services and Multicultural …

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Kashmir

Muslims Australia – AFIC notes the announcement this week by the Government of India in relation to the change of status of Kashmir. This change will likely see significant restrictions placed on the local population and is a signal from Indian authorities of a major shift in its dispute over the area. We note that …

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Medivac Legislation

We note the Government’s rescission of the Medivac legislation, with the support of Independents, in this last week of sittings for 2019. AFIC is extremely disappointed with this turn of events. Before this legislation was passed in February many refugees suffered great harm, and even died, due to their incarceration in off-shore detention. Since it …

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Islamophobia In Australia

AFIC notes the release of the “Islamophobia in Australia – II (2016-2017)” Report by Charles Sturt University. The Report, which looked at incidents reported to the Islamophobia Registry during this period, noted: 72% of victims were women Of the children surveyed, 53% reported having been subject to an incident of Islamophobia A significant increase of …

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GAZA

AFIC condemns in the strongest terms the actions of Israel in its continued killing of Palestinians after further reports of attacks in Gaza in recent days. The Global community must condemn these actions in the strongest possible terms. These periodic attacks on the civilian Palestinian population have taken a horrific toll in recent years.Hundreds of …

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NSW & QLD Fires

It is with sadness and concern that we are witnessing the devasting fires in NSW & QLD at the moment. Our thoughts and prayers are with our fellow Australians who have suffered loss in the past few days. Loss of property, livelihood and possession is a terrible thing but the loss of life is devasting. …

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