A black flag bearing the white Arabic text of the "shahada", the basic statement of the Islamic faith, being held in the Lindt Chocolat Cafe, Sydney, 15 December 2012
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Sydney siege: Australia's radicalised Muslims in 90 seconds

The gunman who held hostages at a Sydney cafe made them raise a black flag widely used by jihadists.

The 16-hour siege followed months of concern over the effect on Australia's domestic security of those who fight for, or sympathise with, militant Islamist groups in Iraq and Syria.

But who are the radicalised members of Australia's Muslim community and how large is the problem?

Here's a 90-second summary.

Video produced by Michael Hirst

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