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British Muslims: How are they portrayed? Terrorists? Jihadis? Islamic State?

These difficult questions are tackled in a new video made by Lincolnshire Police which asks you to challenge your perceptions of how Muslims in Britain are viewed.

As part of Hate Crime Awareness week police are asking residents to ask themselves: How do I consider Muslims in this country?

A lot of perception may be to do with media coverage of traumatic incidents, such as terror attacks, for which groups like Islamic State have claimed responsibility, or for which individuals may have said they are acting in the name of Islam.


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