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Baroness Warsi warns how British Muslims fear a Government 'Cold War' against their faith
British Muslims fear the Government is fighting a "Cold War" against their faith which could result in an increase in extremist radicalisation, a former Conservative minister has warned.
Sayeeda Warsi, who was Britain's most senior Muslim minister until she resigned last year, told The Independent that plans to crack down on so-called non-violent extremism announced earlier this week could be counter-productive and alienate mainstream Muslims from British society.
She warned that the new policy must be "applied consistently across all communities" and include "all forms of extremism" without criminalising thought.
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