For most Muslims around the world, the Islamic holy month of Ramadan is a time for peaceful worship. But as the auspicious month draws near, some of Australia’s mosque leaders fear the worst after enduring years of hate crimes.
- Research shows more than half of 75 mosques surveyed across Australia had experienced targeted violence
- The month of Ramadan is a time of worship, where communities gather at mosques for prayers after fasting
- Last year COVID-19 prevented Muslims from visiting mosques during Ramadan, but despite their reopening, many remain cautious
Brisbane’s Holland Park Mosque leader Ali Kadri told the ABC that he’s so worried about repeated hate crimes targeting the mosque that he believes it’s only a…