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Nigel Farage: British Muslim 'fifth column' fuels fear of immigration
Nigel Farage has warned there is rising public concern about immigration partly because people believe there are some Muslims who want to form "a fifth column and kill us", and that there has never before been a migrant group that wants to "change who we are and what we are".
The Ukip leader also said that race and other anti-discrimination legislation should be abolished, arguing that it was no longer needed in the United Kingdom, in an interview with former equality and human rights commissioner Trevor Phillips for Channel 4.
Farage said the emergence of British-born Islamist extremists was an "especial problem", with some Muslim immigrants who do not want to integrate prompting wider public concern.
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