Report finds Muslim communities among most discriminated against in UK

Protesters demonstrate against the rise of Islamophobia after the recent acid attacks on Muslims in London, UK on 5 July 2017 [Ray Tang/Anadolu Agency]

British Muslims have been categorised as being one of the most discriminated communities across the UK, according to a new report on Islamophobia published on Monday and reported by Anadolu News Agency. The analysis by the University of Birmingham and data analysis firm, YouGov, discovered that the British public are more likely to hold discriminatory and negative views on Islam than on any other religion, and a significant minority of this population hold incorrect and conspiratorial views on British Muslim communities. The study revealed that the demographics of those most likely to hold such Islamophobic views and beliefs are among the elderly population, working-class, males, and those who voted to leave the EU as well as supporters of the Conservative […]