Video Duration 25 minutes 10 seconds
From: 101 East

The Great Divide: Islamophobia in Australia

Is anti-Islamic sentiment threatening Australia’s celebrated multicultural identity?

Across Australia, the fear of violence inspired by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) has created a growing intolerance towards the nation’s Muslim community.

It is fuelling a rise of ultra-nationalist groups determined to defend what they say is the Australian way of life.

But how representative is this hatred in a country known for its multiculturalism?

101 East meets those driving the hatred, and those fighting back against the abuse.

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