PRESS RELEASE: Briefing Online: Bannings and Deportations in the Pacific: racial and religious profiling in Fiji and American Samoa

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Islamic Human Rights Commission
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25 July 2003

PRESS RELEASE: Briefing Online: Bannings and Deportations in the Pacific: racial and religious profiling in Fiji and American Samoa

In August 2002 the US territory of American Samoa issued a ban on Muslim visitors, followed by the deportation of Fiji-based Muslim cleric. Central to this religious and racial profiling is the “war-on-terrorism” and the regional role of Australia.

To read the whole briefing please visit:

https://www.ihrc.org.uk/show.php?id=748

click on the link below.

Its latest briefing looks at:

• Mass entry bans in American Samoa
• Fiji deportation
• Other concerns surrounding Fiji’s Muslims
• Australia’s regional role
• IHRC condemns Religious and Racial profiling
• Concerns regarding Australian intervention

For more information please contact the Press Office on (+44) 20 8902 0888 or email info@ihrc.org.

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