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ABC Newsreader calls for niqab to be banned

5 years agoReligion / Islam : Austrolabe

ABC News Reader Virginia Haussegger writes on her blog: I’ve seen it elsewhere around the world, but I didn’t expect to see it here. Certainly not on a hot summer’s afternoon at the Canberra Centre. But there it was. A ghostly figure walking towards me, clad from head to toe in a heavy black niqab, black [...]
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Who the hell made Virginia Hausegger god?

Australia / Canberra : RiotACT (5 years ago)

Apparently in Saturday’s Canberra Times the ABC newsreader Virginia Hausegger held forth on how she felt muslim women choosing to wear the burqa were in such breach of the basic tenets of our society that there “orta be a law agin i... Read Post

Opening Night in Canberra for CIFF! (And your chance to win a double pass)

Australia / Canberra : RiotACT (4 years ago)

Last night the 14th Canberra International Film Festival (CIFF) was officially opened with the highly anticipated political thriller from the USA “Fair Game”, starring Sean Penn and Naomi Watts. CIFF President Virginia Haussegger an... Read Post

7.30 ACT – what to expect from tonight’s program

Australia / Canberra : RiotACT (5 hours ago)

7.30 ACT on the ABC Friday August 22nd DAVID EASTMAN – The Supreme Court decision is handed down mid afternoon – Chris Kimball is at the court. NORTHBOURNE FLATS – Iconic entry to Canberra with housing commission flats along the cen... Read Post

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