For Muslims in Australia, particularly hijab-wearing women and their children, Islamophobic attacks are all too common.
It needs to change
Terrorised, persecuted, stateless, homeless, and, until recently, without real international support – this is the plight of the Rohingya, a Muslim minority community being forced out of Myanmar.
At the hands of the Myanmar military, more than 80 villages have been burnt, leaving ten thousands of Rohingyas fleeing daily and attempting to cross into a flooded Bangladesh.
Amid perennial media coverage linking Islam to terrorism and radicalisation, little has been known in the…