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Reader comment on item: [The American Muslim Council:] 'Mainstream' Muslims?
in response to reader comment: To British muslims

Submitted by Briton (Sweden), Feb 14, 2006 at 04:59

Dear Andrew, you said the forefathers of your 'immigrant neihbours' are not British and they did not fight for the country!

It seems that nowadays history is not taught in Britain!

The ancestors of the brown owner of your corner-shop were 'British', since they were born in British India, when your ancestors went to their subcontinent and stayed there for two hundred years.

These brown people also fought for you when your country was in trouble during the Second World War (when your own German cousins, who were neither Muslim nor brown, attacked you!)

How can you forget the past so easily?

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