Blair tells British Muslims to reject terrorists’ ideals

Scotsman.com News – Blair tells British Muslims to reject terrorists’ ideals:

  • Tony Blair believes British Muslims are not doing enough to tackle terrorism
  • Polls suggest considerable Muslim sympathy for 7/7 bombers views
  • Labour government accused of doing little to promote integration
Key quote

“People kind of say, ‘We understand why you feel like this but you are wrong to do these things’. You are not going to defeat it like that. You are only going to defeat it if you say, ‘You are wrong to feel that way’,”
Prime Minister, Tony Blair

Story in full

BRITISH Muslims are not doing enough to confront the radical beliefs that inspire terrorism, Tony Blair said yesterday, rejecting claims his government had failed to support moderates in the Islamic community…

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Posted on July 10, 2006, in News and politics. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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