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British Muslims feel like they must take a daily "loyalty test", Baroness Warsi, the former Conservative Cabinet minister, has said.

The lawyer and peer, who was previously a minister in the Foreign Office and minister of state for faith and communities in the Coalition Government, said that despite some signs of progress, "I still feel like every day I'm having to face a loyalty test."

Baroness Warsi was speaking at the Greenbelt festival in Northamptonshire, where she was promoting her new book The Enemy Within: A Tale of Muslim Britain.

The message she wanted to tell the crowd of hundreds who had gathered to hear her speak on Friday evening was that British Muslims were just like them: young and old, straight and gay, they came in all shapes and sizes.


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