Jon Stanhope is set to return to the Canberra Mosque on Friday in order to explain to our Muslim community why he chose to support Howard’s new anti-terrorism laws.
How come the rest of us don’t get a personal explanation? Is this some kind of admission that yes, the laws are going to unfairly target Muslims?
CHIEF MINISTER TO DISCUSS ANTI-TERROR LAWS WITH LOCAL MUSLIM COMMUNITY
Chief Minister Jon Stanhope will visit the Canberra Mosque on Friday to explain to local Muslim communities his decision to accept the counter-terrorism laws proposed by the Commonwealth, and to take questions.
What: Visit to Canberra Mosque
When: Friday 14 October 2005 at noon sharp (visit must conclude by 1pm before scheduled prayers)
Where: Canberra Mosque, 130 Empire Circuit, Yarralumla