Christchurch Terror

It is important to try to understand the mass murder in Christchurch, but it is just too early to make any sound or meaningful assessment. Despite the manifesto, we do not know enough about Tarrant’s background and thoughts, and we know nothing about any of the others who may have been involved. That hasn’t stopped …

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Don’t Mention the War

Or in this case, don’t say anything about who Muhammed really was and the things he did. The radio presenter Michael Smith is being investigated by the media watchdog over his assertion that the prophet Muhammad ”married a nine-year-old and consummated it when she was 11”. Actually Michael was wrong. Muhammed married a six year …

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Cultural Differences

And editorial differences, too. Nine News reports that four Perth taxi drivers have been charged with sex offences. No names. Nothing about cultural differences. Perth Now covers the same story, but notes that two or three (Singh could be Sikh) of the four have islamic names. One of them is called Arshad. Seriously. Perth Now also …

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