AMAN made a submission to Digi on the proposed Draft Code of Practice on Disinformation, a voluntary code to self-regulate the tech industry on 24 November 2020, with a focus on the harmful impacts of anti-Islam conspiracy theories and their connection to right wing extremism. You can download it here.
AMAN made a submission to the NSW Senate Select Joint Committee into the Anti-Discrimination Amendment (Religious Freedoms) Bill 2020 on 21 August 2020.
AMAN made a submission to the Australian Parliament’s Senate Select Committee Inquiry into Foreign Interference on Social Media on 17 July 2020. It includes some discussion on how Australia’s federal criminal law in relation to harmful online conduct could be strengthened. It can be found here.
AMAN made a short submission to the Australian Parliament’s Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade with regard to their Inquiry into Targeted Sanctions to Address Human Rights Abuses. AMAN supported the Islamic Council of Victoria’s submission. 28 April 2020. Submission will be uploaded here.
AMAN contributed significantly to the Australian Hate Crime Network’s (AHCN) submission to Australian Government’s Consultations on a proposed Online Safety Act. The AHCN represents 80 member experts and organisations around Australia in the field of hate crime prevention. This submission proposed how Australia’s legal framework could be extended to respond to the harm of online hatred against whole groups. February 2020
In this Joint Submission to the Australian Government on the Second Exposure Draft of the Religious Discrimination Bill, 160 organisations who are active in the Australian Muslim community united behind a common call for a civil remedy in the proposed Bill, introducing new evidence. A summary of recommendations outlines what steps we think the Australian Government must take to protect Australia from the evil that befell Christchurch. January 2020
In this Joint Submission to the Australian Government on the First Exposure Draft of the Religious Discrimination Bill, 150 organisations who are active in the Australian Muslim community united behind a common call for a civil remedy in the proposed Bill (2 October 2019).
AMAN made a short submission to the Australian Senate’s inquiry into Nationhood, as an opportunity to secure a place for Muslim bodies to represent their concerns.
The Australian National Imams Council, Muslim Legal Network of NSW, Islamophobia Register Australia and AMAN collaborated on this submission to the Australian Human Rights Commission.
It summarises the dangers posed by incitement to hatred and violence on the Australian Muslim community, through vilification directed at individuals and the community as a whole.