Australia: Violence at Sydney Protest Against Anti-Islam Film

Jim Brown, on his blog Grace Filled World, reflects on the nature of Anger and Mercy, in light of the violent protest in Sydney on Sunday 16 September 2012 over the anti-Islam film Innocence of Muslims.


  • Kevin Rennie

    Another thoughtful piece about the protests and their implications: Thoughts on the Muslim protests in Sydney

  • […] People involved with protests and violence across numerous countries this past week directed at the United States (US), claimed that they were reacting to a controversial YouTube video of an anti-Islamic movie trailer, raising questions about the censoring of offensive material on the global digital commons. See Global Voices coverage of social media reactions to the events across the Arab World and in the global Twittersphere, as well as in Libya,Pakistan (also here), Iran, Sudan, Indonesia, Russia, and Australia. […]

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