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Encounter - Program podcast

ABC Radio National

Religion & Spirituality, Spirituality

Encounter invites you to connect intellectually, emotionally and intuitively across a broad spectrum of topics. The program regularly reflects on the religious experience of multicultural Australia, giving access to voices and experiences that are not often heard in the mainstream media.

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Facebook and Jihad: Inside Sydney's Muslim Community

October 18th, 2014

Episode 57 of 69 episodes

The Muslim community in Australia is anxious: militant Islam is on the rise in the Middle East and spreading around the globe. The Australian government has reacted by increasing the surveillance powers of intelligence services. How are the new laws and the media hype impacting the Sunni Muslim community in Sydney, and what are their solutions to the rising discontent?

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