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Hate crime is one directional?

Posted by: 2UE | 24 September, 2012 - 8:42 AM
Australian laws need tightening over cyber bullying

Jason Morrison says it's great to see arrests of those sending hate messages to Muslims in our community, but are there double standards? Is there a sad reality that hate crimes are considered one directional?

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Respect needed more than satire?

John Stanley on respect for religion and free speech

John Stanley looks at last week's riot in Sydney's CBD over some moron in the states putting out a clunky video. We need to be respectful, but does satire show a level culture has grown to through freedom of expression?

Muslim leaders call for calm

Muslim Leaders call for calm following Sydney riots

Muslim leaders say they will not support any more protests in Sydney, urging police to arrest those who do not heed the call for calm. An additional 300 police officers will be out in force this weekend.

Blog comments Your Say

  • @Joe. Dont sweat it Joe. This is Australia, its okay to be racist.

    Robert Tuesday 25 September, 2012 - 12:43 PM
  • "Free speech is accorded to only the privileged few who know that by shutting down desent affords them a lifetime of absolute vocal legitimacy"

    Peter Tuesday 25 September, 2012 - 9:40 AM
  • And why isn`t there acceptence of Kosher foods like there is Halal, and we have to pay a Halal fee on top. If I object to paying the Halal tax am I racist ??

    Joe Monday 24 September, 2012 - 9:07 PM
  • Double standards are alive alright, why can`t they use ethnic profiling ? And how many youths of minority groups get let off time and time again.

    Joe Monday 24 September, 2012 - 9:05 PM
  • The media never labels it a hate crime when a group of non-whites kill or maim a White person. But when the shoe is on the other foot they are very quick to cry racist. The real racism is aimed at White people as we are being forced to endure the government sponsered non-white invasion of OUR country!

    Robert Monday 24 September, 2012 - 10:34 AM

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