Wednesday, 30 January 2013

[Oz / Melbourne] Victoria's peak Muslim body lashes out at 'hysterical' objections to mosques

Victoria's peak Muslim body lashes out at 'hysterical' objections to mosques

John Masanauskas
Herald Sun
January 30, 2013
... Islamic Council of Victoria board member Nazeem Hussain said there was an underlying level of Islamophobia in society and Muslims had to do more to educate people about their religion and mosque proposals.

"People are clearly fearful of Muslims and Islam, and it's easy to create that fear and hysteria in some ways," Mr Hussain said. ...
More fear and hysteria at theTelegraph