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Julian Burnside, fidei defensor

31 July 2016

11:33 PM

31 July 2016

11:33 PM

Julian Burnside has become a defender of the faith – the Islamic one, of course.

The Sheik Shady saga continues, thanks to the late intervention by the barrister and human rights activist Julian Burnside, who has been finally been goaded by Twitter into looking into the whole controversy surround his remarks on homosexuality on his blog:

“It seems that Sheikh Shady’s comments were confined to the likelihood of practising homosexuals contracting diseases, which is probably accurate as a matter of medical observation, and it seems that the Grand Mufti’s comments were accurate as a matter of religious doctrine.

“In 2010 Sheikh Shady Alsuleiman...

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