By vilifying Abdel-Magied, conservative white Australia was making a point for the benefit of migrants and people of colour, writes Masrur Joarder.
EVEN THOUGH it has been 12 months since Muslim activist Yassmin Abdel-Magied posted the now infamous words, ‘Lest. We. Forget. (Manus, Nauru, Syria, Palestine…)’ on social media, she continues to be hunted to this day by the Australian mainstream media, politicians and others for stepping out of line.