No place for Pauline Hanson's ‘recycled racism’ here

Kate McIlwain
Updated September 18 2016 - 8:02am, first published September 16 2016 - 5:30pm
United: The Islamic Society of the Illawarra's Gary Ismail, Church on the Mall reverend Geoff Flynn and Omar Mosque chairman Dr Munir Hussain. Picture: Robert Peet.
United: The Islamic Society of the Illawarra's Gary Ismail, Church on the Mall reverend Geoff Flynn and Omar Mosque chairman Dr Munir Hussain. Picture: Robert Peet.

Illawarra Muslim leaders have denounced Pauline Hanson’s first senate speech as a case of “recycled racism” and called on the region to reject One Nation’s messages of hate and division.

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Kate McIlwain

Kate McIlwain

Journalist

For more than a decade, I've helped the Illawarra Mercury set the news agenda across the region. Currently I'm the paper's health reporter - covering the stories of Illawarra workers and residents in the wake of a global pandemic and at a time where our health systems are stretched to the limit.

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