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Picture: Jono Searle Source: The Courier-Mail

Racist driveway graffiti stuns family
Brooke Baskin
The Courier-Mail
March 10, 2011 1:00AM

DANNY Law and his wife Ludan Chen are afraid to go outdoors after they woke to discover a racist slur scrawled across their driveway.

The Chinese and African-American couple said they were disgusted and horrified to find the words “white power rules n—–” spray-painted across the driveway of their Sunnybank Hills home on Wednesday morning.

Trio fight charges of inciting racial hatred
ABC News
Wed Mar 9, 2011 2:19pm AEDT

Three men have appeared in court charged with assaulting [and] inciting hatred against an Indian student, early last year.

I’m not a racist, says Pauline Hanson
AAP and Glenda Kwek
The Sydney Morning Herald
March 9, 2011

Former One Nation politician Pauline Hanson has denied she is racist but says multiculturalism is not helping Australia.

Ms Hanson is making a comeback to politics, standing for a NSW upper house seat with a group of 16 independents in the March 26 election.

Morrison sees votes in anti-Muslim strategy
Lenore Taylor
The Sydney Morning Herald
February 17, 2011

THE opposition immigration spokesman, Scott Morrison, urged the shadow cabinet to capitalise on the electorate’s growing concerns about “Muslim immigration”, “Muslims in Australia” and the “inability” of Muslim migrants to integrate.

News brief · 12 March 2011