Asia Pacific In wake of hostage crisis, Australian Muslims say no backlash to faith

Authorities are investigating how an unstable Iranian migrant out on bail was able to seize hostages in a Sydney cafe.

By , Correspondent

Steve Christo/AP

Members of Australia’s Muslim community were among thousands of people who laid flowers and other tributes yesterday at a makeshift memorial in downtown Sydney after a violent siege left two hostages and the gunman dead.