The Birmingham Perspective

Do you agree that the UK has ignored the threat from the far right?

 
Dr Chris Allen 

Dr Chris Allen

“As news began to break about the atrocities committed in Oslo and Utøya on 22 July, a number of media outlets began to suggest that Al-Qaeda (AQ) was behind the attacks. The actual perpetrator was Anders Behring Breivik, someone who describes himself as Norwegian and as Christian.”

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  • Not Given
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    1. At 9:11AM on 29 July 2011, Not Given wrote

    Wow, really well written piece. I admire his honest and frank perspective on this sensitive issue.

  • Nadia Siddiqui
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    2. At 7:51PM on 06 August 2011, Nadia Siddiqui wrote

    Far right can be Muslims and cannot be Muslims. If there is a possiblity of extremism growing in any parts of the UK, then it must not be ignored.

  • Nadia Siddiqui
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    3. At 7:56PM on 06 August 2011, Nadia Siddiqui wrote

    I want to add that nationalism and religion combined together will always result in the making of mind like Breivik. Wherever thse two sentiments come together we have seen blood wasted. I am from Pakistan and I see this craziness on daily basis. Global world needs to come out of these unseen gods and imaginary boundaries dividing the Earth. Minds like Brievik are the product of these two imaginations.

  • Samara Ahmad
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    4. At 2:40AM on 08 August 2011, Samara Ahmad wrote

    well done Chris, i am really glad to know that the honest people still exists. Extremism is the biggest threat every society is facing in this world. And sometimes we find it easy to blame others and ignore our own acts. No religion promotes extremism but unfortunately we are victim of it. Its a very sensitive issue which shouldnt be ignored at any cost.