Right Now columnist Jessica Yu visits the Melbourne Church of Scientology as part of her monthly series on faith and human rights.
Jessica Yu speaks to Jack about the good and evil in people, human mortality and how his belief system gives him “vague pointers on how to live”.
Jessica Yu speaks to Jarni about meditation, social justice, and why people think Buddhism is “cool”.
BottledSnail’s production of the Tony Award-winning musical Parade premiered at The Coopers Malthouse, and the themes explored are just as important today as they were 100 years ago, writes Samantha Jones.
Jessica Yu speaks to Amena about her faith, mercy, and the representation of Muslim women in the media.
When an act of terrorism strikes, everyday Muslims in Australia suffer alongside every other Australian, writes Zoya Patel.
The murders of Charlie Hebdo journalists was a horrific tragedy. But that does not mean the “right to offend” is a cause we should champion, writes Somayra Ismailjee.
In October, Right Now explored the relationship between human rights and identity. Read our October issue here.
Don’t understand why Muslim women often choose to cover up? Silma Ihram seeks to set the record straight.
“What Is Veiling?” is a timely book that provides an understanding and context that has been lacking in discussion about one of the most talked about items of clothing, writes Maya Borom.
SBS series, Living With the Enemy misses a golden opportunity to explore human rights issues in a constructive manner, instead opting for the sensational, writes Christie-Anna Ozorio.
EXIT is a bold and creative album with an optimistic view of migrant life, at a time when there is concern about racism creeping to Australian hip-hop, writes Mabel Kwong.