All posts tagged Ismail al-Wahwah

Sheikh detained in Jordan

HIZB ut-Tahrir Australia spiritual leader Ismail al-Wahwah, who in 2015 called on people to “rid” the world of the Jewish “hidden evil” and declared “the ember of jihad against the Jews will continue to burn”, has been arrested in Jordan.

Incitement legislation set to become law in NSW

NSW Attorney-General Mark Speakman paid tribute to the Jewish community on Tuesday as the state government's new incitement legislation passed the Legislative Assembly.

‘A line in the sand’

UNDER new laws to be introduced in the NSW Parliament, any individual who incites or threatens violence against the Jewish community could face three years in prison.

‘A historic reform’

NSW Attorney-General Gabrielle Upton has publicly admitted for the first time that Section 20D of the NSW Anti-Discrimination Act is not working and she will introduce legislation by May to fix it.

Ethnic groups back hate law change

SIX ethnic organisations have added their voices to the call by the NSW Jewish Board of Deputies (JBOD) for the state’s race-vilification legislation to be strengthened.

Hate laws to be reviewed

THE NSW Jewish Board of Deputies (JBOD) has been working closely with Attorney-General Gabrielle Upton to ensure last month’s failure by the police to charge Hizb ut-Tahrir leaded Ismail al-Wahwah with racial incitement is not repeated.

Advocacy of genocide to be criminalised

ANTI-Discrimination Board of NSW president Stepan Kerkyasharian has joined communal leaders in welcoming the federal government’s plans to introduce a new crime of “advocacy of genocide”.

Dismay over failure to charge al-Wahwah

NSW Anti-Discrimination Board president Stepan Kerkyasharian has backed the NSW Jewish Board of Deputies’ (JBOD) call for the state’s race hate legislation to be reviewed after police decided last week not to charge Hizb ut-Tahrir leader Ismail al-Wahwah with racial incitement.

Hate speaker to avoid prosecution

NSW Police will not charge a Hizb ut-Tahrir leader over allegations of race-hate speech after a video emerged of Ismail al-Wahwah reportedly calling on people to “rid” the world of the Jewish “hidden evil”.

Hizb ut-Tahrir videos ‘a serious breach’

ANTI-SEMITIC statements expressed in two videos produced by the Islamist group Hizb ut-Tahrir constitute a serious breach of NSW racial vilification laws, the NSW Anti-Discrimination Board (ADB) has found.