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Reader comment on item: [The American Muslim Council:] 'Mainstream' Muslims?

Submitted by Devon (United States), Dec 24, 2004 at 12:45

One of the most irritating and humiliating aspects of being a Western/British person is the fact that we cannot express are honest opinions on what we see as a basic human right... By this I mean: If an illegal immigrant drives a car without insurance and subsequently hits a 9 year old boy and kills him (This happened last year in the South-east of England) and then recieves less than a year's prison sentence and then is acquitted and deported, we are considered racist if we dare to question why and how the man got into the UK in the first place!

Another incident took place last year in Carlisle, UK in which an illegal immigrant, Muslim man stabbed his partner and their 10 month old baby boy to death in a Bakery in front of several horrified shoppers! He got life imprisonment but, even though he is an illegal immigrant, he is incarcerated in a UK prison...

The Muslim community complains about the headscarf ban in French schools, but the Jewish skullcap or yamulka (which has also been banned) is also a compulsory, orthodox item to be worn at all times whilst awake and active...How many Jews have complained? And this is no less discriminatory than the headscarf ban!

An Algerian man stabbed a British man 14 times whilst on a bus in London...The attacker is alleged to have yelled "Praise be to Allah" as he did it! The victim was given a "touch and go" chance of survival.. He eventually pulled through but has been left with permanent physical problems not to mention horrific scarring as a result......

People talk of how much anti-Muslim feeling there is in the UK? What about the anti-western feeling that a worrying proportion of the Muslim communities constantly show??! And I'm talking about well before 9/11....What good is a multi-cultural society when people on both sides hate each other and make no effort whatsoever to integrate??! And this includes Muslims.... Not just us lowly, WESTERN PEOPLE.....!

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