Thursday, January 21, 2010

UK Muslim police rebel against govt's anti-terror efforts

say "far-right extremists" greater threat than jihadists

jihadwatch.org

Sure. You remember when far-right extremists blew up those bombs in London on July 7, 2005. This "rebellion" should induce authorities to wonder which side these Muslim police are really on. But it won't. "Muslim police say Islam not to blame for terror attacks," by Robert Winnett in the Telegraph, January 20 (thanks to Pamela):
Muslim police officers have rebelled openly against the Government's anti-terrorism strategy, warning that it is an "affront to British values" which threatens to trigger ethnic unrest. The National Association of Muslim Police (NAMP) claimed that ministers were wrong to blame Islam for being the "driver" behind recent terrorist attacks.
Far-Right extremists were a more dangerous threat to national security, it said.
The officers told MPs that Muslims were being "stigmatised" by the Government's attempts to tackle terrorism, which was adding to "hatred" against entire communities.
In the official intervention, the association said the Government's anti-terrorism policies could not "continue unchecked".
The comments, made in a seven-page memorandum to a parliamentary committee investigating extremism, are embarrassing for Gordon Brown. They indicated that Muslim officers may be reluctant to take part in "hearts and minds" anti-terrorism campaigns.
The organisation, which represents more than 2,000 officers, was previously publicly backed by Mr Brown. The Prime Minister said the association was crucial to bridge the historic divide between Muslims and the police....

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