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December 20, 2006
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The British treat Muslims like the Nazis treated the Jews, a U.K. Muslim leader said. Muhammed Abdul Bari, head of the Muslim Council of Britain, said the government targets Muslims, blaming extremism on “a small, largely deprived community,” which leads to a “deterioration of community cohesion and fuels xenophobia.” He went on to ask, during a presentation to members of Parliament, “What is the degree of xenophobia that tipped Germany in the 1930s towards a murderous ethnic and cultural racism?”

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