News Category: World

Turkish President Threatens to Send Hateful Aussies Back in Coffins


Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has caused a diplomatic storm after criticising the role of the Anzacs in the allied invasion of Turkey. The Gallipoli landing of 25 April 1915 is etched into the history of both Turkey and allied nations, with 165,000 Turks and 57,000 allies losing their lives in the ensuing fighting. Turkey ...

Christchurch: True Blue Aussie Terrorism


As an Anglo-Australian man stormed into the Al Noor Mosque on Deans Avenue in Christchurch last Friday afternoon, Haji-Daoud Nabi greeted his assailant at the door with the words, “Hello, brother. Welcome”. And for this the 71-year-old Afghan man lost his life. It would be easy to say that the 28-year-old man disgraced Australia, however ...

Terrorist Attack in Christchurch – The Volcano Set to Erupt


Meticulously cultivated, Islamophobia is an uncontrollable force – one that pushed through the brittle surface on Friday 15th March 2019 to take the lives of 50 innocent men, women and children. There was nothing shocking about what occurred on that dark day, or even surprising. The wholesale demonisation of Muslims is something that has gone ...

Right-Wing Extremists: The Real Terrorism Threat


By Zeb Holmes and Ugur Nedim The horrific massacre in two Christchurch mosques which was allegedly perpetrated by Australian white supremacist Brentan Tarrant has led to calls for a renewed focus on right-wing terrorism. On 15 March 2019, Tarrant allegedly slaughtered 49 defenceless people, including children, during prayer on Islam’s holy day of Friday. Another ...

Aged Care Facilities Should be Subjected to Inspections


On Tuesday, at an Aged Care Royal Commission public forum, it was heard that staff at a Victorian nursing home complained that Ruth Lyall – an elderly woman suffering dementia – was taking up too much of their time and they labelled her daughter Janet a “troublemaker” for making complaints. As reported in the Guardian, ...