Father Dave and Sheikh Mansour Leghaei

Friends: Father Dave and Sheikh Mansour Leghaei

Sheikh Mansour and I first met in 2002. Over the years, he became my most trusted friend. We campaigned together to save him from deportation by the Australian government. We were unsuccessful, but the experience left me with a lasting connection with both his family and with his Australian community – the people of the …

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Friends: Father Dave and Mehmet Saral

Friends: Father Dave and Mehmet Saral

The ‘Affinity Intercultural Foundation’ is an organisation that aims to promote dialogue and mutual respect between different religious groups in Australia. Though the initiative came from the Muslim community, their vision is all inclusive: ‘At Affinity our mission is to create and sustain enduring relationships with people from diverse backgrounds, by organising public events, talks …

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