Source: AAP, Sri Lanka’s Muslims face an angry backlash in wake of deadly bombing, 'Demonised constantly': Australian Muslims slam politicians, media in wake of NZ attacks, anti-Muslim attack monitoring group Tell Mama. Email: [email protected]: (02) 9759 5000Facebook: JihadDibLakembaTwitter: @jihaddibmpInstagram: @jihaddib_mp, Meeting Disclosures The allegations come as a series of federal election candidates are in hot water for racist, Islamophobic, homophobic and sexist comments made on social media. Dib is married to Erin, who graduated as a Japanese teacher in the same year as him, and with whom he has three children. 1.294 Personen sprechen darüber. Jihad Dib says the rise in hate speech needs to be addressed after his 15-year-old daughter and another player were targetted with racial taunts during a weekend soccer match. Contact [8] He had previously served on the Australia Day Council of New South Wales, the New South Wales Police Commissioner's Advisory Panel and the SBS Community Advisory Committee, and was awarded a Pride of Australia award in 2013. He has been the recipient of numerous awards and is a passionate believer in the the difference a great education can make to the lives of others. Watch SBS World News live daily at 6:30pm on TV and on our app. Important Documents. Jihad Dib has been the principal of Punchbowl Boys’ High for 9 years and with his wife Erin, they are raising their three children. [12], "NSW Election 2015: Working with community on their needs high on the agenda for new Lakemba state Labor MP Jihad Dib", "Jihad Dib hoping to shed 'Muslim MP' label", "NSW Election 2015: Overlooking ethnic candidates in Sydney's west excludes minorities and leads to extremism", "Principal Jihad Dib of Sydney's Punchbowl Boys High School is a study in success", "Billy Dib inspired by brother Jihad for title fight against Evgeny Gradovich",, Australian Labor Party members of the Parliament of New South Wales, Members of the New South Wales Legislative Assembly, Articles with short description added by PearBOT 5, All Wikipedia articles written in Australian English, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 25 May 2020, at 00:38. He has suffered from chronic asthma since birth, and he spent the first six months of his life in an incubator fighting the ailment. Dib was born on 17 August 1985 at Kogarah Hospital in Sydney, Australia. "And you see this politically in the public space in the language some politicians are choosing to use ... and it ends up having a trickle-down effect.". Jihad Dib is the Labor Member for Lakemba. Missed daughter’s soccer game due to work but when I picked her up, she was deeply hurt and had been crying. "The worry is that it was actually from kids, at least with adults maybe it's taken a while to learn that behaviour but when it's 15-year-old kids it's not what you expect," Mr Dib said.

NSW Labor MP Jihad Dib has called out the normalisation of hate speech after he said his daughter was "constantly harangued" for being Muslim during a Sydney weekend soccer game. Jihad is currently the Shadow Minister for Skills and TAFE, Shadow Minister for Youth, Shadow Minister for Juvenile Justice, and Shadow Minister Assisting on Multiculturalism. [11] His brother is boxing champion Billy Dib. We love feedback: help us improve by rating the app and sharing your suggestions at [email protected] [7] He was principal of Punchbowl Boys High School from 2007 to 2014. Follow SBS News to join in the conversation and never miss the latest live updates. Jihad Dib is the Labor Member for Lakemba.
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- Don’t tell me hate speech being normalised doesn’t have an effect on daily life! [3] He is the first Muslim MP to represent the Lakemba seat[4]—which has the highest proportion of Muslims in NSW[5]—and the first Muslim MP in the NSW lower house. Jihad Dib (born 1973) is an Australian politician who was elected at the 2015 New South Wales state election to the Legislative Assembly as the member for Lakemba representing the Labor Party.
He told SBS News that his daughter had been told that she "doesn't belong here" and called "disgusting".