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Note for Anzac Day 2018: it's not a day to party - NT News

ANZAC DAY is over and I've been left with the foulest taste in my mouth. As a kid nothing made me prouder than marching in my town's Anzac Day parade wearing my grandad's medals. But as I grow older I'm finding it harder and harder to connect with the ...and more »

Lest we forget and selective national memory - ABC Online

Lest we forget. We have felt the full weight of those three words this past week. Anzac Day is a time of remembrance; a solemn time. Along with rest of the country I paused to remember those in my family who served. Travelling home I saw people ...and more »

The Yassmin Abdel-Magied bash-a-thon is all part of the Anzac Day ritual - The Guardian

'Abdel-Magied's comment was pretty straightforward. You'd really have to work overtime to extract an iota of offence from such a remark.' Photograph: Penguin Random House. With Yassmin Abdel-Magied's last post on Anzac Day the vigilantes won the ...and more »

The hypocrisy that lies behind the reaction to seven words from Yassmin Abdel-Magied - The Sydney Morning Herald

When Yassmin Abdel-Magied posted seven simple words on her Facebook page on April 25, she can't possibly have predicted the furious, frenzied storm of hatred that was about to come her way. In case you've been living under a rock (and if so, do you ...and more »

Malcolm Turnbull leaves Julie Bishop in the hot seat in Abdel-Magied affair - The Conversation AU

Malcolm Turnbull has left the decision on Yassmin Abdel-Magied's place on the council for Australian-Arab relations with Julie Bishop. AAP/Lukas Coch. Email · Twitter63; Facebook27; LinkedIn · WhatsApp · Messenger; Print. Malcolm Turnbull engaged in an ...and more »

Melbourne's Immigration Museum removes offensive Anzac Day post after complaint - Herald Sun

MELBOURNE'S taxpayer-funded Immigration Museum is under fire for allegedly supporting an offensive Anzac Day post by Muslim activist Yassmin Abdel-Magied. An article posted on the museum's Facebook page defended Ms Abdel-Magied's controversial comment ...and more »

Freedom Of Speech Is A White Man's Privilege - Huffington Post Australia

When Muslim activist and ABC television presenter Yassmin Abdel-Magied posted "LEST. WE. FORGET. (Manus, Nauru, Syria, Palestine...)" on Facebook on Tuesday, her lack of sensitivity towards Anzac Day certainly raised eyebrows from her followers, but it ...and more »

Even on Anzac Day, don't expect a social media ceasefire - The Australian

Anzac Day. It's the one day of the year when, ever so cautiously, we climb out of our trenches hoping there'll be a temporary ceasefire in the social media culture wars. But it wasn't long before we heard the monotonous tones of the company padre ...and more »

Identity on the line in the fallout over Anzac free speech - Eureka Street

It feels like no public holiday is complete without its subsequent media scandal. Anzac Day is particularly fraught, considering the sensitivities around the day. Yassmin Abdel-Magied This year the scandal revolves around a Facebook post by Yassmin ...and more »

The culture warriors defending the Anzacs from behind their laptops - The Sydney Morning Herald

It was shocking to discover this week that 26-year-old television presenters with right-on political views and outspoken personalities do not always consider the implications of the stuff they post on Facebook. While most Australians, and in particular ...and more »