Amir Butler

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Amir Butler is an Australian Muslim author and engineer. Born in the United Kingdom, he lives in Melbourne, Australia.

Amir Butler's views on Muslims in Australia have been quoted in the Australian media, sometimes critically.[1][2][3][4][5] Butler has also been cited in the UK Parliament[6] and in the NSW Parliament[7] as an authority with views on legislation to do with vilification based on religion.


  1. "Media Watch, Muslims, Albrechtsen and Others". Media Watch Australian Broadcasting Corporation. 2002. Archived from the original on 29 April 2007. Retrieved 2007-05-11. Unknown parameter |url-status= ignored (help)
  2. Hardaker, David (2004-12-17). "Tribunal finds Muslims vilified by Assemblies of God preacher". PM on ABC Radio. Retrieved 2007-05-09. Now, one prominent member of the Muslim community in Melbourne, that's Amir Butler, from the Australian Muslim Public Affairs Committee, has changed his mind on these laws, because he says they're only undermining the religious freedoms which, say, purport to protect.
  3. Waks, Manny (2007-04-10). "Talk nonsense, but it's not open slather". Herald Sun. Retrieved 2007-05-09.
  4. "Theology key to halting rise of extremism". The Sydney Morning Herald. 2005-08-24. Retrieved 2021-04-05.
  5. "Muslim reformists threaten the faith". The Sydney Morning Herald. 2004-11-17. Retrieved 2021-04-05.
  6. "Racial and Religious Hatred Bill [11 Oct 2005]". Parliamentary Debates (Hansard). House of Lords. 2005-10-11. Archived from the original on 2006-03-26. Search this book on Logo.png
  7. "Anti-Discrimination Amendment (Religious Tolerance) Bill". Parliamentary Debates (Hansard). New South Wales Legislative Council. 2005-09-22. Archived from the original on 12 September 2007. Unknown parameter |url-status= ignored (help) Search this book on Logo.png

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