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Yassmin Abdel-Magied makes another Anzac post

Muslim activist Yassmin Abdel-Magied has once again sparked controversy by posting about Anzac Day.

The 28-year-old Sudanese-born writer offended thousands in 2017 after using the national day of remembrance as a chance to tweet about refugee camps.

Her news program was axed from the ABC network and she moved to London this year after widespread fury over her controversial tweet. 

But, once again, Ms Adbel-Magied has put herself into the social media firing line, posting: ‘I really wanted to buy an Anzac biscuit at the cafe today. But then…’

 

Last year, the Sudanese-born former engineer was slammed nationally for her ‘disrespectful’ and ‘malicious’ comment after she used the national day to draw attention to other conflicts across the world

It was only last year that the Brisbane-raised, former Queensland Young Australian of the Year was slammed for a controversial tweet relating to Anzac Day

It was only last year that the Brisbane-raised, former Queensland Young Australian of the Year was slammed for a controversial tweet relating to Anzac Day

People were quick to respond.

‘And you wonder why you are so despised in this country,’ one person responded.

‘Born in australia, heart in Sudan. Lady there is nothing Australian about you, you’re like a wave in the ocean being tossed around, also based in UK, great, stay there and let us poor Aussies live in our ignorance without your arrogant anti-Aussie culture rants,’ another person said.

Controversial Muslim activist Yassmin Abdel-Magied (pictured) has brought up her 'vile' Anzac Day post almost a year after it was made 

Controversial Muslim activist Yassmin Abdel-Magied (pictured) has brought up her ‘vile’ Anzac Day post almost a year after it was made 

Ms Abdel-Magied was in Australia this week to present her speech, titled, ‘Eulogy for My Career’, which details the backlash she said she faced after losing her job in Australia. 

The Brisbane-raised, former Queensland Young Australian of the Year was slammed last year for a controversial tweet she used the national day to draw attention to other conflicts across the world.

‘Lest we forget (Manus, Nauru, Syria, Palestine)’, Ms Abdel-Magied infamously wrote on Anzac Day 2017.

The 28-year-old  moved to the UK in mid 2017 in the wake of a series of controversies, including a controversial tweet

The 28-year-old moved to the UK in mid 2017 in the wake of a series of controversies, including a controversial tweet

She lost her job in the wake of the controversy and moved to London months after the heated backlash she received following the Twitter post – which she quickly deleted.

‘It was brought to my attention that my last post was disrespectful, and for that, I apologise unreservedly,’ she said.

However, on Remembrance Day just seven months later, the Muslim activist was again slammed for a similar post: ‘#LestWeForget (Manus)’. 

Earlier this year she brought up the decisive tweet again. 

In a response to a post that appeared to be made about Ms Abdel-Magied’s divisive comment in 2017, the Muslim activist shared her ‘hot tip’ Tuesday night – a week before the national day of remembrance. 

Yassmin Abdel-Magied lost her job in the wake of the controversy and moved to London months after the heated backlash she received following the Twitter post

Yassmin Abdel-Magied lost her job in the wake of the controversy and moved to London months after the heated backlash she received following the Twitter post

Read more at DailyMail.co.uk


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