Attacks on Brisbane Muslims 'sad indictment' on city

IT'S the ugly side of society and, of late, it has only been getting worse.

Brisbane's Muslim population, particularly women, have increasingly been subject to both physical and verbal abuse amid terror raids and Australian military action in the Middle East.

On Tuesday Queensland police charged a 44-year-old Windsor man after he allegedly threatened to light a woman's headscarf on fire in West End.

And Fairfax Media has been told of an attack on two Muslim women at Toowong last week, which was not reported to police.

One of the alleged victims, who did not want to be named, recounted her experience through a third party.

Read more at Brisbane Times



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