The leaders of Canberra's Islamic communities say the best way to counter Pauline Hanson's statements about Muslims is to continue promoting peace and tolerance.

One Nation's policies include calling for a royal commission or inquiry into whether Islam is a religion or political ideology, stopping Muslim immigrants and refugees from entering the country, surveillance cameras in all mosques and Islamic schools, and banning the burqa, niqab and halal certification.

At a media conference on Monday, Ms Hanson asked reporters if they wanted to see "terrorism on our streets" or "our Australians murdered".

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