British government has been accused of declaring "political war" on
the country's Muslim minority over tough new counter-extremism measures that
include the launch of a unit to appraise and potentially blacklist Islamic
organisations and community leaders, and further proposals that would give
authorities powers to shut down mosques and silence preachers who fail to
adhere to "British values".
also suggested that Theresa May, the home secretary, was using Muslims as a
"political punchbag" in a bid to shore up right-wing support for the
governing Conservative Party just six weeks before British voters go to the
polls in a closely fought general election.
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