What Is It Really Like Being A Young British Muslim?

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When asked what people associate with the word ‘Muslim’, most responses involved words such as terrorism, forced marriages or oppression. As a young British Muslim, I can tell you that I don’t fit into a single one of those remarks, despite them having been thrown at me like sharp knives in recent years. Yes, I’ve had a lot of bad experiences More...

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