Friday, July 15, 2005

Further To Yesterday's Post

One of the problems that I think faces the Muslim community in Britain is that when it comes to, for example, suicide bombing in Israel, they are indeed equivocal. I missed the precise question last night on Newsnight, but the head of the Muslim Association of Britain said "what is not acceptable in London and Madrid is acceptable in Palestine"; the young guy on the panel who had previously been criticising imams and communities for losing the Muslim youth agreed wholeheartedly with him.

However, when I read this report on the BBC today, I was much happier. I know that the Muslim Council is more moderate than the Muslim Association, but this is the sort of thing which does need to be said.