No Quranic Society School for Camden
IÂ wroteÂ lastÂ yearÂ about the proposed Islamic school for the town of Camden in New South Wales. Local residents who protested the plans for the school were subjected to the usual stigmata of “racism”, “Islamophobia”, etc.
Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Desecrating the flag…Â Â
The latestÂ news from Down UnderÂ is that the school’s opponents have prevailed in court:
Camden Islamic School Plans Turned Down by NSW Land and Environment Court
THE proposed Islamic school near Camden has been rejected by the NSW Land and Environment Court.
The Quranic Society launched an appeal over the application after Camden Council turned down the plans in May last year.
Commissioner Graham Brown upheld Camden Council’s decision to turn down the Quranic Society’s application this morning.
But the grounds for the rejection of the school are worrisome.
It would have created a useful precedent if the school’s application had been denied on the basis of its being a threat to traditional Australian values and liberties, since it represents a subversive totalitarian political ideology. Instead, the school was turned down on technical grounds: