Islam in Australia

Australian Defence Force’s chief Muslim signed petition supporting Hizb ut- Tahrir

Whether it be considered through the rhetoric of figures such as the Grand Mufti, Yassmin- Abdel Magied, Susan Carland, Waleed Aly, Anne Aly, or in the actions of the AFIC, the National Imams Council, the Australian Islamic Mission, the Lebanese Muslim Association, One Path Network, One4Kids, various Muslim schools, or through the ongoing Islamization of our defence force, that mainstream Islam in Australia seeks to spread Islamist ideology and subvert our cultural harmony, is an unfortunate, inconvenient truth.

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Daily Mail, by Stephen Johnson, May 30, 2017:

The Australian Defence Force’s chief imam signed a petition protesting against a push by former prime minister Tony Abbott to ban Islamist extremist group Hizb ut-Tahrir.

Sheikh Mohamadu Nawas Saleem added his name to this petition in February 2015 after Mr Abbott proposed to prohibit the group, which campaigns for a global Islamic caliphate based on sharia law.

The petition accused then Prime Minister Tony Abbott of making ‘politically convenient threats to ‘tackle’ and ‘crack down’ on Islamic groups such as such as Hizb ut-Tahrir … whose only ‘crime’ has been to criticise the Abbott government’s stance towards Muslims domestically and abroad’.

The petition also claimed that Hizb ut-Tahrir disavowed and have never supported terrorist acts, but it declined to mention how they are banned in Germany, The Netherlands, Russia and a range of Muslim-majority nations including Pakistan, Bangladesh and even Saudi Arabia…

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