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Muslim leader, Auckland

Muslim leader, Auckland

In 2001 Abdul Hafeez Rasheed was an Auckland lawyer and the chair of the Shura Council, the highest body representing New Zealand's Muslim community. He and fellow Muslims had experienced abuse and attacks because of their appearance and other signs of their faith.

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Reference: 6 October 2001

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Paul Morris, 'Diverse religions - Muslims', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 14 July 2024)

Story by Paul Morris, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 12 Jul 2018