I took on Hizb ut-Tahrir. And I won

In a separate event at the University of Western Sydney in May last year, organised by the Muslim Students’ Association, women were consigned to the back of the room.
In a separate event at the University of Western Sydney in May last year, organised by the Muslim Students’ Association, women were consigned to the back of the room.

Without a hint of irony the next 10 tweets called me a racist. An Islamophobic bigot, a liar and a whore.

It was a swarm.

Hizb ut-Tahrir fans were enraged over an opinion piece I wrote for The Daily Telegraph in 2014 that shamed the Islamist group for sending women to the back of the room at their public lecture on the war in Syria.

I wrote that it was as terrible as Mississippi blacks being sent to the back of the bus in segregated America. And it is.

People should be judged for their character, intelligence, ideas and abilities — not their skin colour or gender.

On Friday, the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal ruled the event’s organisers broke the law when they gave me no choice but to sit at the back section of the room or leave.

The Tribunal has ordered them to make sure that everyone in their organisation understands that gender segregation is not compulsory.

They have to put up signs at their venues and in all published promotional material to make this clear.

Islamists argue that gender segregation is “separate but equal”, and voluntary — a free religious choice.

But secular Muslims exposed this idea as false. Lejla Kuric, a former Bosnian refugee, is among those who have pointed out that women are subject to social coercion if they step out of line in the West — and has written about how in countries where gender segregation is enforced women are severely held back in every aspect of life.


Alison Bevege was determined that Hizb ut-Tahrir
Alison Bevege was determined that Hizb ut-Tahrir would not get away with discrimination. (Pic: News Corp)

In their Draft Constitution of the Khilafa State, Hizb ut-Tahrir state that they want full Sharia, including gender segregation under a Caliphate. By imposing it at their events they are normalising it.

But the Tribunal drew a line on Friday: the rule of secular law trumps the demands of the religious in the public square.

It was a long road from October 2014 when I was first directed to the back of the room.

After filing the original complaint with the Anti-Discrimination Board there was a long stretch of email mediation with Ismail al-Wahwah on behalf of the group.

I wanted a public apology, a guarantee they would not impose it on the unwilling and for them to donate to charity.

But the dispute dragged on.

In May 2015 it landed before the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal and I asked for the maximum compensation for charity — $100,000.

I obtained an immensely helpful hour of free legal advice at Kings Cross’s Inner City Legal Centre, plus another two at Kingsford Legal Centre, and researched the law online at the Austlii website.

But disaster struck.

 Hizb ut-Tahrir is not a registered organisation. They keep their leadership secret. The public face of Hizb ut-Tahrir is only “media spokesmen”. There is no legal entity to sue.

After much effort, the Tribunal gave leave to join the five “media spokesmen” to the complaint along with the association that rents the rooms they use, Public Forums Incorporated.

There were then seven respondents — and I had no addresses to send notification of the case to.

Without successfully serving documents on at least one of them, every time, it would die.

After discovering Seven News reporter Bryan Seymour had previously written about Hizb ut-Tahrir I asked him if he had any addresses. He did not — but he covered my story and stood by me every step of the way. He was always fair, even when I was called a bigot by my detractors.

The Tribunal summonsed the addresses of the top five leaders from NSW Police and the Roads and Maritime Service so I could serve papers, and the photocopying began.

Submissions of more than a hundred pages had to be copied four times for the Tribunal, one for each of the seven respondents, one for me, plus a couple of spares. It took hours — days, every time.

I posted them and they all came back: “Return to sender”.

I had to hire process servers to chase them around town.

Bankstown Sheriffs Office served Ismail al-Wahwah a couple of times. Another process server managed to find Wassim Doureihi and Ismail al-Wahwah at the KCA Centre with a group.

At one point, I posted a notification in the comments section of the Hizb ut-Tahrir Australia Facebook page. It was deleted and they fixed it so I could never do that again.

I scanned the documents and emailed, Facebooked and tweeted notifications. I stuck letters to the door of their room at the KCA Centre and on the Public Forums Incorporated mailbox.

I tried to serve directly to Uthman Badar’s address once but his mother said he had gone to Pakistan indefinitely.

Hamza Qureshi indicated on Facebook that he would be at a university talk on Orientalism — so I took my paperwork there, only to be humiliated by the MC who pointed me out to the room and announced I was a racist while lecturer Yassir Morsi smirked beside him. I did not even get to serve the documents.

Their supporters taunted me on Twitter and on Facebook saying I had no legal entity to sue.

But the Tribunal ruled that Hizb ut-Tahrir is an unincorporated association that broke the law and Ismail al-Wahwah is legally responsible for their discrimination.

No money was awarded but I don’t care about that. It is the principle that counts. It might seem trivial to those of us living in a land used to freedom, but if we don’t defend the rule of secular law, it will be eroded.

The best part is that brave progressive and secular Muslims such as Maajid Nawaz and the Muslim Reform Movement tweeted their support and are celebrating the win. For that I am deeply grateful.

We stand together in this fight.





Gender-segregated prayer room planned in Canadian PUBLIC school

 — for Muslim “refugees”

Faith Goldy doing what no one else in Canada has the courage to do. Source:

UPDATE: Teachers plan gender-segregated Muslim prayer room in NB PUBLIC school — for students who refuse to learn English – The Rebel

Today, I’ll show you that at Fredricton High School, not just anyone can greet Syrian migrants. Documents reveal it has to be someone of the same gender.

What’s more, teachers devised floor plans for a prayer room — with dividers to make sure people of the opposite gender didn’t catch a glimpse of each other while praying.

In their emails between themselves, teachers admit the Syrian students have some “cultural confusion” over gender roles — but they’re set on carrying out some of the practices that led to such confusion in the first place.

And when it comes to the male migrants at Fredericton High, a refusal to Canadianize seems to be an all-to-common theme.

Scores of emails between teachers indicate an unwillingness of the migrants to so much as attempt to speak English.

Other migrants interrupt the teachers, overpowering them by speaking to the whole class in Arabic. source

Well built 22-year-old Muslim migrants with full beards are hitting on 14-15 year old girls and acting out violently at a high school in Canada,

Earlier this year, Goldy exposed how migrants at Chebucto Heights Elementary School were abusing other children, in one case choking a girl with a metal chain while yelling “Muslims rule the world”. The story was subsequently censored by major news outlets that had initially reported on it.
Goldy asked parents whose children attend other schools in Canada to send tips if their children were experiencing problems with newly arrived migrants.

  • That led to her receiving a Facebook post from a parent whose child attends Fredericton High School in New Brunswick which claimed that migrant students up to 22 years old who are well built and have full beards were being accepted by the school.
    According to the concerned parent, the young men are hitting on girls aged 14-15, but having been brushed off are having more “success” with even younger girls in the year below.
    The parent says that Canadian boys in the school are scared of speaking up about the situation for fear of being labeled “racist”.
    The Rebel then filed a Freedom of Information request asking the school for any information “regarding problems or issues surrounding the integration of Syrian migrant students.”
    Goldy describes the revelations contained in the 2700 documents she received from the school as “scandalous”. They include;
    – 19 and 20-year-old men starting physical confrontations with teachers and bullying other students “particularly when it comes to girls in the class.”
    – Migrants using vulgar sexual language in Arabic in front of the girls to refer to their penises.
    – An opinion survey given to Syrian migrants which found that just shy of 20% thought “marital rape” and “forced abortions” are acceptable.
    – An email between staff that revealed how a migrant student listed “RPGs” (rocket propelled grenade launchers) as one of his hobbies.
    Migrant students expressing a demand for gender segregated prayer rooms and school buses.
    – Young migrant girls expressing fears to teachers about their own brothers and fathers.
    – Anti-Semitic bullying as migrants target Jewish students.
    According to Goldy, the documents reveal the presence of “budding radicals in the classroom” and illustrate how Canada is importing a “war on women” while concerns over political correctness are preventing the issues from being addressed.
    The revelations emerge as residents of Twin Falls, Idaho continue to demand answers over the sexual assault of a 5-year-old special-needs girl in the laundry room of the Fawnbrook Apartments by three migrant boys.

France – the world needs to see

Hidden camera shows shows streets blocked by huge crowds of Muslim – Islam in Paris


The French have become increasingly fed up with what they see as the growing Islamization of France.

PARIS – Friday in Paris. A hidden camera shows streets blocked by huge crowds of Muslim worshippers and enforced by a private security force.

This is all illegal in France: the public worship, the blocked streets, and the private security. But the police have been ordered not to intervene.

It shows that even though some in the French government want to get tough with Muslims and ban the burqa, other parts of the French government continue to give Islam a privileged status.

An ordinary French citizen who has been watching the Islamization of Paris decided that the world needed to see what was happening to his city. He used a hidden camera to start posting videos on YouTube. His life has been threatened and so he uses the alias of “Maxime Lepante. ”

Lepante’s View

His camera shows that Muslims “are blocking the streets with barriers. They are praying on the ground. And the inhabitants of this district cannot leave their homes, nor go into their homes during those prayers.”

“The Muslims taking over those streets do not have any authorization. They do not go to the police headquarters, so it’s completely illegal,” he says.

The Muslims in the street have been granted unofficial rights that no Christian group is likely to get under France’s Laicite’, or secularism law.

“It says people have the right to share any belief they want, any religion,” Lepante explained. “But they have to practice at home or in the mosque, synagogues, churches and so on.”

Some say Muslims must pray in the street because they need a larger mosque. But Lepante has observed cars coming from other parts of Paris, and he believes it is a weekly display of growing Muslim power.

“They are coming there to show that they can take over some French streets to show that they can conquer a part of the French territory,” he said.

France’s Islamic Future?

If France faces an Islamic future, a Russian author has already written about it. The novel is called “The Mosque of Notre Dame, 2048,” a bestseller in Russia, not in France.

French publisher Jean Robin said the French media ignored the book because it was politically incorrect.

“Islam is seen as the religion of the poor people, so you can’t say to the poor people, ‘You’re wrong,’ otherwise, you’re a fascist,” Robin explained.

The book lays out a dark future when France has become a Muslim nation, and the famous cathedral has been turned into a mosque.

Whether that plot is farfetched depends on whom you ask. Muslims are said to be no more than 10 percent of the French population, although no one knows for sure because French law prohibits population counts by religion.

But the Muslim birthrate is significantly higher than for the native French. Some Muslim men practice polygamy, with each extra wife having children and collecting a welfare check.

“The problem of Islam is more than a problem of numbers,” said French philosopher Radu Stoenescu, an Islamic expert who debates Muslim leaders on French TV. “The problem is one of principles. It’s an open question. Is Islam an ideology or just a creed?”

“It doesn’t matter how many there are,” he aded. “The problem is the people who follow Islam; they’re somehow in a political party, which has a political agenda, which means basically implementing Sharia and building an Islamic state.”


The day after the Charlie Hebdo murders

50 mil Muslims in Europe – 80% are beggars living on Western welfare” https://muslimstatistics.wordpress.co… AND THEY ALL BLAME THEJEWS The jihadists killed the Charlie Hebdo cartoonists because they were blasphemers. They killed these people in the supermarket because they were Jews, the worst enemies of the Muslims according to the Qur’an (5:82)
what do you expect from the west? WE MUST STOP ALL MUSLIM IMMIGRATION. Make pressure to your Government


Islamic fascists unveil their hate

Alison Bevege, The Daily Telegraph

October 14, 2014 10:00pm

Sheik Ismail al-Wahwah outside the Hizb ut-Tahrir event in Lakemba.
Sheik Ismail al-Wahwah outside the Hizb ut-Tahrir event in Lakemba.

I WAS directed to the back of the room, far from the business of the evening. “Why must I sit at the back?” I asked, “I want to sit at the front.” I was not permitted because of a physical characteristic over which I have no control.

Like Mississippi blacks in the 1950s sent to the back of the bus for the colour of their skin, I was segregated due to my gender.

The public meeting was organised by political group Hizb ut-Tahrir to complain about Western intervention in the Middle East and ­declare a “new world order” under Islam. They forced non-Muslims into gender segregation, openly discriminating against women.

Prime Minister Tony Abbott wants to ban Hizb ut-Tahrir, and has called them un-Islamic.

Sheik Ismail al-Wahwah mocked him for this.

“He’s a mufti too? He is takfir.” The word “takfir” signifies an “unbeliever” and the sheik is right — Tony Abbott is no authority on Islam.

For more than a decade governments have replaced the word “Islamist” with “terrorist” to avoid offending the religious or fuelling bigotry against innocent Muslims.

Sheik al-Wahwah said the police even asked him to wipe “blessed” from the meeting title “War to end a blessed revolution”.

Euphemisms such as “death cult”, “hate preacher” and “un-Australian” have further ­debased the dialogue.

It is contemptuous of the public to suggest they aren’t smart enough to be told the truth with accurate words — or to guess it without.

From sloppy words comes sloppy thinking. The war on “terror” is a war on Islamist fascism.

As a secular state it would not even be our business except the Islamists are here, colonising us.

Islamists want holy men to dictate what you can eat, what you can wear, and when you will be lashed or stoned to death.

They want any criticism of their political and ­religious ideology outlawed.

And they are winning.

In the 1970s, secular Muslim women in Iran could choose western clothes; in Afghanistan they attended college — freedoms now unthinkable.

In March 2007, a global group of prominent Muslims and former Muslims signed the St Petersburg ­declaration in Florida ­demanding the separation of religion from state. It called on all governments to reject Sharia law, fatwa courts and clerical rule.

It was signed by people like Sharia law expert Hasan Mahmud of the Muslim Canadian Congress whose activism helped ban all faith-courts.

The St Petersburg declaration calls for Islam to be expressed as either a ­religion or a political philosophy, but not both.

By contrast Hizb ut-­Tahrir wants a caliphate with a Koranic constitution ruled by Sharia law where Muslims cannot leave.

During question time, I asked Sheik al-Wahwah what the penalty was for Muslims who no longer ­believed in Allah.

Four times I asked, but he would not answer. He did not want to publicly admit the penalty is death. People are killed for apostasy. It is a “religious crime”.

A faceless woman pressed my arm kindly with a gloved hand.

“When people join Islam, they find such peace they never want to leave,” she said.

Hizb ut-Tahrir may never openly encourage ­violence, but they are dedicated to furthering the Islamist goal. They are another political expression of the ideology that spawned IS, al-Qaeda, al-Muhajiroun and a thousand others.

When I asked the sheik why a secular country such as Australia would not want to ban his group, he brought up freedom of speech.

The point has merits; freedom is measured by views you don’t agree with. Even Hitler was in favour of views he liked.

But Hizb ut-Tahrir ­imposes a system that strips people of inalienable human rights: liberty, gender equality, freedom from religion, freedom of expression, equality for homosexuals, universal suffrage.

And Sheik al-Wahwah does not extend his concept of free speech to criticising Islam. People were murdered for “insulting Islam” over the Danish cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed and Salman Rushdie’s ­Satanic Verses.

It is not Hizb ut-Tahrir that needs banning but the ideology behind it: Islamist fascism.

The federal government should adopt the principles of the St Petersburg declaration and ban Islamist fascism without delay.

Alison Bevege is a freelance journalist who is based in Sydney.


Council pays for Muslim swim screen

RATEPAYERS will finance a $45,000 screen at a public pool so Muslim women can have privacy at female-only swim sessions.

The City of Monash has approved the financing despite dissent from a female councillor.

Cr Denise McGill said the issue had been divisive.

An Islamic women’s group agreed the screen was unnecessary, Cr McGill said.

There are sharia swim suits and other modest forms like three-piece swim suits that are generally acceptable for the Muslim community,” she said.

Cr McGill said she supported women-only swim sessions at Clayton pool but said the $45,000 earmarked for curtains could be better spent.

In February, Monash won an exemption from equal opportunity laws to offer fortnightly classes.

But the Victorian Multicultural Commission rejected the council’s application to help meet the cost of privacy curtains.

Council agreed to offer the female-only sessions for “cultural reasons” after being approached by Muslim women from various backgrounds.