WorldViews: Sydney hostage crisis prompts #Illridewithyou show of solidarity with Australian Muslims

By Ishaan Tharoor, December 15, 2014

The hostage standoff in Sydney, carried out by a suspected radical Muslim refugee, has threatened to fan anti-Islam sentiment in Australia. A poll in October found that the average Australian believes that the country's Muslim population is nine times its actual size, an indicator, perhaps, of the over-inflated fears of Islamic fundamentalism in the Antipodes.Read full article >>