More than 50 Islamic organisations are set to launch legal action against an ALP powerbroker over claims he racially vilified Turkish and Lebanese Muslims, amid increasing internal pressure for the Victorian Labor party to act. But the Socialist Left heavyweight, Jasvinder Sidhu, has lambasted the accusations of racism against him […]
CAIRO — The union of Egyptian musicians has banned performances by singers of popular street music after the lyrics of a chart-topping song were deemed too racy for the conservative country. The ban announced Sunday targets singers of mahraganat (Arabic for festivals) which has its roots in impoverished Cairo suburbs […]
21-year-old Syrian refugee, Joelle Sanounou, has received an Australia for UNHCR scholarship to study at the prestigious Australian Film Television and Radio School. Ms Sanounou said she hopes to see more female filmmakers, “especially being someone who grew up in a society where women are not encouraged in the film […]
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Islamic Relief Australia are proud to announce that Fundraising & Community Relations Officer, Abdul Samim Khan, recently received a Local Legends Award for his outstanding contributions to his local community in Queensland. Abdul Samim established the Logan Roos Football Club in 2017 to help migrant and refugee children build friendships […]
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US singer Adam Lambert has joined Queen to reprise the band’s legendary 1985 Live Aid set for 75,000 people at a huge benefit concert in Sydney. The 22-minute set was part of a 10-hour fundraising event organised to raise A$10m (£5.15m; $6.71m) for communities devastated by bushfires. “As Aussies we […]