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Reader comment on item: Muslim "No-go Zones" in Europe?

Submitted by Tim Gilley (United States), Dec 3, 2015 at 17:34

Proper behavior exhibited in most places of the world will allow you to go around unaccosted. However, if you exhibit the full normal range of behaviors seen in America, that would draw attention in the 'no-go- zones'.

Civil functions, for example, common in the Western world irritate certain Muslims. Why is that? My take is that anyone exhibiting authority over a Muslim in any manner would likely draw the same ire. Dhimmi behaviour is always acceptable to Muslim sensitivities.

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I was not acting like a dcimmi, just a normal person.

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