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  • Annual Ramadan Iftar 2017

    2017-07-13 12:52:00
    On 16 June 2017, the Muslim Legal Network held its Annual Ramadan Iftar Dinner at the Melbourne Rydges Hotel. The event aimed to bring members of the legal profession together, and mark the breaking of the fast. The event included a diverse range of attendees including the judiciary, barristers, lawyers, academics and law students.
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  • The Australian Human Rights Commission has published a thorough fact-sheet which summarizes the legislation introduced in Australia, over the past decades, to combat the discrimination and/or harassment of an individual or a peoples.
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  • Ummah Access and Boardroom Links are two MLN projects designed to improve access to justice for the community and imrpove the network of the MLN and MLN members to enable them to develop themselves and give back even more to the community. Below is a description of what is involved in each of these projects and an explanation of what MLN seeks to achieve.
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  • Answering Questions: What are my rights and obligations when dealing with ASIO and police? This fact sheet by Muslim Legal Network of New South Wales, is in regards to an individuals rights and obligations when being questioned by ASIO or the police. The fact sheet elaborates on ASIO, their role and powers, and provides information on what to do if they are questioned or contacted by ASIO. The role and powers, and what to and what not to do when questioned or taken under custody by the police are also provided. This article also provides information on the rights of
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  •  Terrorism Offences: What are they and what do they cover? This fact sheet by Muslim Legal Network of New South Wales, is in relation to terrorism offences. The fact sheet provides expalanation to what terrorism is and its related terminology such as "terrorist act" according to Australian legislation. The publication details the offences that can result in being charged with terrorism, and implications of engaging or being found guilty of terrorism.
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  • Travelling Overseas: What do I need to know if I am travelling overseas? This fact sheet by Muslim Legal Network of New South Wales, covers several important topics regarding travelling abroad. The fact sheet outlines and details various several important terms and authorities such as "Declared areas" and offences relating to them, who the Australian Border Force exactly are and their relevant powers, and what should be done questioned by them. The Muslim Legal Network of Victoria strongly urges those who are considering travelling, and all readers, to have a read through this fact sheet, as it provides valuable information
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