Australian police need to liaise with mosque leaders and Muslim scholars in Australia before making such irresponsible comments on Australian Muslims. It's this type of lack of wisdom that fuels Islamophobia. IF the Counter Terrorism Squad really believe the Australian Muslim community could do more to prevent Australian Muslims from fighting in Syria then rather than raising their opinion in public why not sit down with Muslim community leaders and scholars. You're part of the NSW Counter Terrorism Squad not some right wing Sun newspaper journalist - DISCUSS matters and be RESPONSIBLE.
I'd imagine if somebody is set on joining the war in Syria then they will get there somehow despite the pleading of any community leaders.
As for Australian Muslim fighting in Syria, let's try to find out why they are joining these battlefields.
THE Muslim community has failed to grasp the serious threat posed by young men travelling to the battlefields of Syria and has become “passive” in the face of a growing problem, one of Australia’s top police officers has warned.
The head of the NSW Counter Terrorism Squad, Assistant Commissioner Peter Dein, has issued a rare rebuke to senior members of the Sunni Muslim community, saying they have not done enough to discourage young Muslim men from joining the Syrian jihad. The Australian
The Australian NSW Counter Terrorism Squad would do well to circulate this video throughout Australia to teach folk that Shariah does not allow terrorism:
Terrorism is Hirabah in Sharia (Law) by Abdal Hakim Murad.
AlShabaab and Alqaeda, why they commit terrorism
- Asghar Bukhari:
Muslims against terrorism
Christians having dreams and
converting to Islam:
Invitation to Islam
Jesus taught people to do the Will of God (according to
Mark 3:35) in order to become his brothers, mothers or sisters. A Muslim means
one who submits to the Will of God. Do you want to become a brother/sister of
Jesus? If yes, become a Muslim.
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