No ‘them’ and ‘us’ here

Updated April 23 2018 - 11:30pm, first published December 27 2014 - 7:05pm

I was pleased to read that Muslim Faiza Syed has recently been the recipient of friendly gestures from members of the public (Letters, Sunday Canberra Times, December 21). However, I was concerned at her statement that such gestures were only received from women ... her sisters. I am sure that there are many men in our community who would also like to offer a friendly gesture to Muslim women if allowed to do so. There is no 'them' and 'us' in Australia, Faiza, just us.

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