QandA Islamophobia and the War on Civil Liberties 1

“Islamophobia and the War on Civil Liberties” was a Public Meeting hosted by Socialist Alternative Perth to discuss the Abbott Government’s rhetoric against Muslims in Australia that have led to violent attacks and increase of Islamophobia being used to disguise attacks on civil liberties. For more information go to:

The Panel included the following presenters:

Marziya Mohammedali who “is engaged in activism through creative practice and has been involved in campaigns focusing on Kenya, minorities and migrant experiences”.

Victoria Martin-Iverson who is “a leading refugee rights activist and advocate” with the Refugee Rights Action Network WA.

Zafri Zulkeffeli who is the Vice President of the UWA Muslim Students Association which represents the Muslim community at University of WA.

Nick Everett who is the Convener of Friends of Palestine WA. Friends of Palestine WA is dedicated to promoting the cause of Palestinian self-determination; educating the WA public of the history and current plight of the Palestinian people and providing humanitarian aid to Palestinians. For more info go to or like the FOPWA FB page here:

Video editing and camera work by James G Rendell CADT Photography

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