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Changing the game: Muslim women in Australian sport – in pictures

Source: The Guardian

With increasing numbers of Muslim women participating in Australian sport – from amateur through to professional ranks – photographer Lisa Maree Williams caught up with some of those involved… 93 more words

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'There's a lot of repenting': why Australian prisoners are converting to Islam

Source: The Guardian

By Christopher Knaus and Noor Gillani

Experts say prison conversions can be a positive force, giving inmates hope, structure and a pathway to rehabilitation. 200 more words

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Inside Australia's most Muslim suburb: Lakemba residents speak out about racism and same-sex marriage in one of the country's most diverse areas

One of Australia’s most diverse suburbs has been explored after tumultuous year

  • Lakemba in the western part of Sydney is Australia’s most Muslim suburb
  • A white man living in the area said he ‘hated’ the diversity as he was a ‘racist’
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A global snapshot of same-sex marriage

Source: Pew Research Center

BY DAVID MASCI AND DREW DESILVER

With the Australian Parliament’s recent passage of legislation legalizing gay marriage, 26 countries now permit gays and lesbians to wed. 135 more words

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Amazon's arrival set to shake up Australia's retail sector

Source: BBC News

Amazon has made its long-awaited entry into Australia, in a move that could have ramifications for the country’s A$300bn (£171bn) retail sector. 49 more words

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As Anti-Semitism Rises, ‘I Don’t Feel Safe in Australia,’ Rabbi Says

By AARTI BETIGERI

NOV. 26, 2017

CANBERRA, Australia — On a Sunday afternoon in October, Rabbi Shmueli Feldman was hosting a small celebration at his home in a Canberra suburb. 119 more words

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Philip Ruddock to examine if Australian law protects religious freedom

Source: The Guardian

BY Gareth Hutchens

Cabinet appoints former Liberal minister to examine consequences of any changes in light of impending legalisation of marriage equality… 175 more words

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