Our Thoughts and Prayers are with the Firefighters & those that are putting their lives in danger to help save our community. May Allah (SWT) assist & protect everyone affected by the catastrophic bushfires in NSW & our Brothers & Sisters in Queensland.
Edited by Amra Pajalic and Demet Divaroren In this refreshing and fascinating collection, twelve Muslim-Australians - some well known, some not - reveal their candid, funny and touching stories of growing up with a dual identity. Muslim people in Australia come from over seventy countries and represent a wide variety of cultural backgrounds and experiences. Yet we are constantly bombarded by media stories feeding one negative stereotype. What is it really like to grow up Muslim in Australia?
Since its official opening in 2017, the Gungahlin Masjid has not been able to formally appoint a full-time imam to lead the Masjid in its religious affairs. This is largely due to the broader financial position of the Masjid, with the expenditures largely directed to such priorities as the finalisation of basic facilities at the premises, including bathrooms, as well as utilities expenses.
This month the Indian Government revoked Articles 370 and 35A of the Constitution that has to date provided the Muslimmajority Jammu & Kashmir with autonomy. In response to the Indian Government’s actions, CMC released the following statement: “We, at Canberra Muslim Community Inc., express our grave concerns for the Kashmiri people. The current Government of India has been normalising vilification, persecution, and indiscriminate killings of the common Muslims...