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The terror arrests you missed

The terror arrests you missed

Update: 2021-05-101
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Last month police arrested two people accused of possessing extremist material.

The arrests came at the same time as Australia’s security agencies were warning of an increase in far-right extremist activity.

But now Australian officials have introduced new terminology to talk about the threats we face and are carefully avoiding the term "right-wing".

Today, researcher at the Lowy Institute Lydia Khalil on what’s behind this change and why the language we use to describe a threat matters. 

 

Guest: Researcher and contributor to The Saturday Paper Lydia Khalil.


Background reading: Extremism and clear terminology in The Saturday Paper


 

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