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Study Finds Sydney Muslims Experience Racism 3 Times the Rate of other Australians

Asma Fahmi says she has experienced overt racism. Photo: Kate Geraghty Muslims in Sydney experience discrimination and verbal slurs at three times the rate of all other Australians, a study that is the first of its kind in the country has found. Nearly two thirds of Muslims surveyed had been subjected to racism, with one in 10 reporting such encounters as [...]

Racism rife in schools, finds study

Four out of five children born in non-English-speaking countries have experienced racism in school at least once a month. Deakin University researcher Naomi Priest presented these findings - from a survey of children at five primary schools and four high schools in Victoria - to the Australian Institute of Family Studies. Dr Priest said being [...]