Muslim community spokesman Keysar Trad has lost an eight-year defamation case over comments made by broadcaster Jason Morrison after the Cronulla riots.

The NSW Court of Appeal yesterday ruled the former 2GB Radio announcer did not defame Mr Trad when he described him as a "disgraceful" and "dangerous individual".

Morrison made the comments on December 19, 2005 after Mr Trad told a peace rally that Muslims in Australia were "suffering as a result of the racist actions of predominantly one radio station".

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