UK Anti-terror Laws Stir Muslim Ire

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New rules demonise the Muslim minority


LONDON – A set of new measures announced by British PM David Cameron has sparked criticism from human rights groups, seeing the new rules as demonizing the religious Muslim minority.

"It's really unclear how these measures are going to affect anything substantial," Arzu Merali, co-founder of the Islamic Human Rights Commission (IHRC), said in an interview with Press TV's UK Desk on Friday, November 14.

"Whether it's going to be the rise of people who are going to take up arms overseas or people who are going to commit acts of terror at home, the proposals play to very racist audience that is perceived to hold the key to the next general elections and that is to stigmatize and demonize Muslims."

Read the full article published on 15 November 2014 on OnIslam