Samah Hadid, Australia’s representative to the United Nations Youth Association for 2010
In case you’re imagining your typical friendly outgoing Aussie, let me reassure you that in our glorious multicultural society, a Muslim woman complete with hijab is our chosen representative. Given that Muslims comprise only 2% of our population, and Muslim females presumably roughly half that amount, you could be forgiven for asking why choose someone who speaks for only 1% of our youth. Read more (Islamist Monitor)
Mr Patel is the president of the Australian Federation of Islamic Councils and is widely involved in organisations such as Civil Liberties Australia and the White Ribbon Foundation.
He was awarded the Pride of Australia “Fair Go” Medal last year.
WTF is the “Fair Go” medal?
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