This is one of the perils of widespread immigration where those coming here bring their old country’s attitudes and prejudices with them.
It was not so much a death threat as a declaration of war.
”You wanna go to war, you f—in’ Shia dogs?” the phone message says. ”We’re taking all of you to war, in Sydney and overseas!”
It was 8pm and Jamal Daoud, an aspiring politician from Auburn was having dinner with his wife and children. An outspoken critic of the Free Syrian Army, Daoud is accustomed to abuse but this call was more frightening than most.
‘You wanna kill our brothers and sisters overseas, we’re gonna kill you motherf—ers here,” the caller says.