The following research will investigate the Cronulla riots that occurred in Australia in 2005. The causes and aftermath of the riots is a major issue analyzed in the research through the use of appropriate and reliable sources of literature. Further, the government addressed the riots through banishing the perpetrators and tried to reassure the country that there does not exist any racist discrimination in the country. This is a matter that the research will analyze through looking into the issue of racism in Australia. Investigating prior and the probability of future riots fuelled by racial differences will also be of concern in the analysis. It is important to investigate the reaction of the Australian government to the riots and how the appropriate authorities managed to deal with this issue for the purpose of creating an understanding of the racial issue in Australia. Racism is the discriminations against persons belonging to a certain minority race. This is a serious humanitarian crime. The research has the objective of analyzing whether racial discrimination in countries and regions is still a current issue. This will involve the analysis of racism from the context of Australia and also the rest of the world.
The major cause for the Cronulla riots was the grave disagreements between the Australian locals and the Lebanese nationals. The Lebanese people are of the Arabic race and as their culture demands, they have a lot of caution for their attire, ad especially for the female gender. This was a source of conflict as the Australian people do not have such strict and conservative attire customaries. As such, the Australian ladies feel at liberty to dress in bikinis and enjoy the sun at the beach, much to the annoyance of the Lebanese male population (Reskin 2012). The Lebanese men, therefore, formed the habit of frequenting the beach, not to enjoy the