An update from this:
HOW mad has multiculturalism made us? Dangerously so, when it’s had us financing even an Osama bin Laden fan club.
FOX NATION has given this a run
Successive governments have been so busy pandering to the idea of multicuturalism, they have forgotten their own. Our own backyard is a mess and getting messier.
Let me tell you of this perfect example of all that’s wrong with multiculturalism, a policy to sponsor what divides us.
Then you might understand why the speech British Prime Minister David Cameron gave last week, demanding an end to the great multiculturalism disaster, must be heard here, too.
You’ll know why we must particularly heed his call for a more “muscular” defence of Western liberal values, and the stripping of government support from ethnic and religious groups that attack them and preach separatism.
Or as Cameron put it:
“Let’s properly judge these organisations: Do they believe in universal human rightsâ€”including for women and people of other faiths? Do they believe in equality of all before the law? Do they believe in democracy . . .? Do they encourage integration or separatism?
“These are the sorts of questions we need to ask. Fail these tests and the presumption should be not to engage with organisations. No public money. No sharing of platforms with ministers at home.
“At the same time, we must stop these groups from reaching people in publicly funded institutions like universities and prisons.”
What’s the big deal, you’ll ask. Who’d be so crazy as to do anything else?
Which brings me back to my example.
The Islamic Youth Movement used to meet in Australia’s biggest mosque, the one in Lakemba presided over by Sheik Taj Din al-Hilali, for years the Mufti of Australia, despite praising suicide bombers, backing the Hezbollah terrorist group, calling the September 11 attacks “God’s work against oppressors” and saying uncovered Australian girls invited rape.
Among its activities, the IYM published a magazine calledÂ Call to Islam, edited by Bilal Khazal.
In it appeared fawning interviews with members of some of the world’s worst terrorist groups, including the one that bombed the World Trade Centre in 1993 and another that killed 58 tourists in Luxor, Egypt.
It even interviewedâ€”and praisedâ€”al-Qaida chief Osama bin Laden, who’d already declared war on the West and was planning his September 11 attacks on the United States.
It also published articles by extremists such as its translator, Keysar Trad, now head of the Islamic Friendship Association, who wrote: “The criminal dregs of white society colonised this country, and now, they only take the select choice of other societies, and the descendants of these criminal dregs tell us that they are better than us.”
Now here’s how our government-funded prophets of multiculturalism and their fellow travellers dealt with this hotbed of imported hate and us-against-them separatism.