A MUSLIM cleric whose supporters engaged in wild brawls outside a Victorian mosque has lost an unfair dismissal case.

A MUSLIM cleric whose supporters engaged in wild brawls outside a Victorian mosque has lost an unfair dismissal case.

By JAMES D. CATLIN

Concerns over the foreshadowed appointments to the High Court by Attorney-General Christian Porter take progressive cant and doublespeak to new levels — ­although, of course, there is never a ceiling.

February 10, 2018

AN Islamic cleric has told an unfair dismissal hearing he was warned he would be sack­ed as preacher at ­Preston’s mosque if he learnt English.

But the Islamic Society of Victoria said it dismissed Moh­amad Abou-Eid after he had made false claims in public and in front of TV cameras, alleging financial irregularities at the mosque.

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