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Warning that military action against IS may mean more young people join IS

Australian National Imams Council spokesman Sheikh Mohamadu Saleem has said that there is a risk that Australia's military involvement in Iraq to fight Islamic State (IS) militants could result in more young people joining the Islamic State to fight. Original article

17 Sep 2014

Karenni refugee students on Heywire

A group of young Karenni refugees in Mt Gambier have entered the ABC Heywire competition to share their stories with Australia. Original article 

17 Sep 2014

Survey finds many Australians have shocking attitudes to rape and violence

A national survey of 17,500 people conducted by VicHealth has found most Australians believe violence is caused by men being unable to control their anger and their need for sex. Original article

17 Sep 2014

headspace expands coverage for Indigenous young people

headspace will expand by 10 more sites by 2017–2018, and is spearheading a new campaign to encourage young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to seek help when they are having difficulties. Original article

16 Sep 2014

Muslim spiritual leader warns young people of potential harm of social media

The spiritual leader of Muslims in Australia, Ibrahim Abu Mohammad, has warned young people not to trust ‘Sheik Google and Sheik YouTube’, saying they are ‘very dangerous and they have no moral or religious authority’. Original article

16 Sep 2014

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