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middleeasteye.net notes of  her recently published memoir, The Enemy Within: A Tale of Muslim Britain, ‘Sayeeda Warsi, a former Conservative Party co-chair and the first Muslim woman to hold a British cabinet post, has called on the government to rethink its controversial Prevent counter-terrorism strategy, describing it as a “broken brand” . . .

 

Baroness Warsi

. . . Baroness Warsi also called on British Prime Minister Theresa May to publicly condemn Islamophobia and described being a Muslim in public life as a “brutal” experience . . . Warsi, who quit then-prime minister David Cameron’s Conservative-led coalition government in 2014 in protest at its failure to condemn Israel’s assault on Gaza, minced no words about Prevent, which she said was focused too narrowly on the development of extremist ideology . . . Muslim Britain has taken so many bad turns in the past 15 years, so many mistakes have been made on all sides, that I’m not as confident these days. I know that conversations are taking place in middle-class Muslim homes about where else they could be.” click here.

 

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