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Twenty years ago the terrorist group Al-Qaeda hijacked four planes, flying them into New York City’s World Trade Center and the Pentagon, killing nearly 3000 people.

Generation 9/11: A soldier, a refugee and a Muslim Australian



Twenty years ago the terrorist group Al-Qaeda hijacked four planes, flying them into New York City’s World Trade Center and the Pentagon, killing nearly 3000 people.

The September 11 attacks, and the war on terror that followed, changed the world.

They ushered in a new era of global conflict, domestic terror threats, counter-terrorism laws and Islamophobia. 

Two decades on the legacy of the attacks still reverberates all over the world.

Today, Osman Faruqi speaks to three people whose lives were changed forever by 9/11.

 

Guest: Rana Hussain, diversity and inclusion manager at Cricket Australia

Bill Capstick, former soldier who served in Afghanistan

Zaki Haidari, Hazara refugee from Afghanistan

 

 

Show Transcript

Host

Ruby Jones is an investigative journalist and host of 7am

Guest

Osman Faruqi is a journalist and the editor of 7am, Schwartz Media’s daily news podcast.