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Australia's ban of Nazi salutes may have unintended consequences - Sociologist

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Wed, 29 Nov 2023, 8:24AM
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Australia's ban of Nazi salutes may have unintended consequences - Sociologist

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Wed, 29 Nov 2023, 8:24AM

Nazi salutes are set to become illegal in Australia after a spike in racism. 

It comes after a letter was signed by more than 600 prominent Australians denouncing anti-Semitism and racism. 

But Massey University Sociologist Paul Spoonley warns that the law change may have unintended consequences. 

He says there should be more public dialogue and education before legislation is introduced. 

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