Author: Linda Abdelqader

University professor slammed for tweet against Islam

Brian McNair, a university professor at the Queensland University of Technology has been slammed online after publicly referring to Islam as “a cancer on the planet”. The 57 year old media professor took to Twitter on Sunday following the recent terrorist attack in London where seven people were killed and 48 were injured. “Enough! Islam is a cancer on the planet. It must be destroyed, or reformed. Soon. Zero tolerance!” – Brian McNair (@BrianMcnair) The tweet drew a huge amount of attention from across the nation as it circulated around social media. While some people praised the academic for...

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Dabliz gets booted of Facebook for no reason

Social media comedian and activist, Steve Dabliz, was denied access to his Facebook account for over two weeks with no warnings or justification. Although his account has been reinstated recently, there is still no clear indication why Facebook deactivated it.  Since first opening his account on Facebook ten years ago, Dabliz gained a quarter of a million followers and became a very well-known figure in the Muslim community. What initially started as a page filled with humorous skits and videos later expanded into an influential and educational page for youth around the world. Dabliz also uses his Facebook platform...

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The Nakba: Sydney rally for Palestine

More than a thousand protesters gathered on the steps of Sydney Town Hall on Monday 15 May at 6.30 pm to commemorate 69 years since the Nakba, the “day of catastrophe” that marks the illegal establishment of the state of Israel in Palestine when over 750,000 Palestinians were expelled from their homes and 500 villages and towns were destroyed. Organised by the Palestine Action Group Sydney, the event was held for activists to voice their resentment against the ongoing ethnic cleansing being carried out by Israel today and to remember the thousands of people who have died while fighting...

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Stay True, Be You: Moustafa Ardati’s Story

Ardati, a vibrant, independent man has overcome his mental and physical limitations and is determined to help and inspire people globally. Born with cerebral palsy, Moustafa defies all odds and takes initiative to turn his life around despite his permanent life-long condition.   Be yourself, better yourself, believe in yourself. Moustafa Ardati, is a motivational speaker and creator of Stay True Be You (STBY), a youtube channel with the aim to inspire, motivate & make a difference in this world one person at a time.   Stay True Be You explores Ardati’s story and progress as he works towards...

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