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Irfan Yusuf

Irfan Yusuf is a New South Wales-based lawyer with a practice focusing on workplace relations and commercial dispute resolution.

Irfan is also a regular media commentator on a variety of social, political, human rights, media and cultural issues. He has appeared on local and national radio and TV in Australia and New Zealand. Irfan’s opinion pieces and book reviews have been published in over 15 national, metropolitan and regional newspapers in Australia, New Zealand and Brunei.

Irfan Yusuf's book, Once Were Radicals: My Years As A Teenage Islamo-Fascist, was published in May 2009 by Allen & Unwin.

Irfan is associate editor of AltMuslim.com, and is also a regular contributor to Crikey.com.au, NewMatilda.com and Malaysiakini.com. He also is a regular speaker and has delivered seminars for organisations such as the Australian Homeland Security Research Centre and the Institute of Public Administration of Australia.

Irfan’s main blogs are Planet Irf and Madhab Irfy.

Author's website: Madhab al-Irfy - blog


 
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Falling into the whirlpool of radical Islam
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Diversity the destination for journey into Islam
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Sidelining the loud-mouthed cultural warriors
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The Islamist ...
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A sixteenth-century Muslim between worlds
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Fair cop on media ruling, Mr Jones
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Lesson of loathing
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Misguided and misogynistic religiosity
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If you can't stand the missionary heat, you should get out of Abraham's spiritual kitchen
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The blame game
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Lies as a pretext for war
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Zarqawi’s war
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Honest sleaze or bigoted shock jock?
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Musings on Easter
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Drawing wrong conclusions
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Whatever happened to 'no compulsion in religion'?
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An ignorant Australian?
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Danish cartoons: Muslims in their own Dark Age
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Family, friends and a sense of real unity
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Advance Australia not so fair
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Accept it - Australia is secular, liberal, democratic
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Bridging the cultural gap in a swimsuit
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Migrant Muslim leaders should bow out
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Iran's infantile attitude to Israel
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Just shoot me?
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Some thoughts on the Bali bombing
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Conservatism, family, religion and wedges
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Mrs Bishop and the cloth
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Let the man teach!
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Stoning the Aussie Mossie?
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Ending oppression in Pakistan
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A Shaykh dies
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