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Submitted by maryam kim martin (Bahrain), Jan 19, 2006 at 02:26

Peace to all,
im a british national and a revert to Islam ( 2002.) In my nearly 3 1/2 yrs of being muslim, i havent been stopped from education, i havent been stopped from having a life, i havent been abused or made to feel like im less than a male in society. Actually when i embraced islam i was told i have rights and those rights will be given to me Alhumdulillah - All Thanks Be To Allah.

So here i am in the middle east, i lived here in arabia now 23 yrs. even before i was muslim i was given more respect than i recieved from the nationals living in uk. For example, im given priority in the post office, in the telephone company payment office when paying my bills, in the electric and water department when i go there to pay my bills. When i walked into the court house 2 yrs ago to get a piece of paper stamped, i was seated and served within 5 minutes of arriving whilst the men of my age had to wait in a line, elder people here in arabia and mother and children are given priority in many things, needless to say when i get on public transport, i get my seat in the "ladies only section" i dont have to worry bout being seated next to a perv who may touch me up or think bout starting some dirty convo.

I guess many people are brain washed by the biased media and given false statements that completly contradict the teachings of Islam.

Had Islam been sooooooo terrible i wouldnt have reverted to Islam myself... i mean i was a free woman right and didnt need anything more than what the west had to offer me.

Dnt feel afriad to open ur hearts and minds to Islam, Islam is peace and serenity not evil and hate as according to the media and person in the west who down right hate islam and know nothing of it.

Prophet Mohammed peace be upon him took 23 years to teach his family and freinds bout Islam, yet some peoples of the world think they know it over night and start throwing accusations around. Its this ignorance of accusing people and not learning that will land us all in big trouble.

I come in peace and in peace i leave.
A british revert to Islam.

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