Wednesday, January 11, 2006

Islamophobia? ...in the U.K.?


















Islamophobia? [Excerpts]
Daniel Pipes

FrontPageMagazine.com, October 25, 2005
An Islamist group named Hizb ut-Tahrir seeks to bring the world under Islamic law and advocates suicide attacks against Israelis. Facing proscription in Great Britain, it opened a clandestine front operation at British universities called "Stop Islamophobia," the Sunday Times has revealed.
Stop what, you ask?


Coined in Great Britain a decade ago, the neologism Islamophobia was launched in 1996 by a self-proclaimed "Commission on British Muslims and Islamophobia." The word literally means "undue fear of Islam" but it is used to mean "prejudice against Muslims" and joins over 500 other phobias spanning virtually every aspect of life.

The term presents several problems...

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