Muslim activist and television host Yassmin Abdel-Magied has courted controversy with an Anzac Day Facebook post suggesting Australians should also remember the suffering on Manus Island and Nauru, and in Syria and Palestine.

The presenter of ABC's weekend program Australia Wide wrote: "LEST. WE. FORGET. (Manus, Nauru, Syria, Palestine ...)"

She later removed the post and apologised after other Facebook users complained she had politicised the memorial day.

The 26-year-old Muslim youth activist removed the last portion of her original post, leaving the words, "Lest we forget".

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