We, the undersigned,
Are deeply apprehensive at the ways in which description and commentary on Muslims and Muslim affairs have increasingly come to assume a sectarian dimension.
We are aware that the entrenchment of a sectarian fault line adds to the tensions reproduced in our beleaguered communities along axes of loyalty and moderation as a consequence of the 'war on terror'
We witness with great sorrow the destructive potential of sectarian strife as evidenced in present day Iraq.
There are two depressing things about the recent poll (YouGov Grand Mufti Survey, 8 June 2007) according to which two-thirds of Sunni (sic) Muslims are in favour of a Grand Mufti for the
By Yahya Birt
By Gabriele Marranci
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