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The Failure of Muslim Integration in the UK
Europe's open door policy to Muslim immigrants has utterly failed. Its tolerance of the intolerant tenets of Islamic law and practices under the banner of multiculturalism has also failed. Great Britain is a case in point. Muslims have created their own segregated communities by choice. Even pro-immigration leaders are admitting they were wrong in their optimism that Muslims would willingly integrate into British society over time.
As the saying goes, "The road to hell is paved with good intentions." A former head of Great Britain's Equalities and Human Rights Commission (EHRC), Trevor Phillips, came to that realization after doing a 180 degree turn on the issue of Muslim immigrant integration.
As a member of the Commission on British Muslims and Islamophobia, he endorsed a report in 1997 that helped popularize the term "Islamophobia." The report blamed widespread "anti-Muslim prejudice" among Great Britain's majority population for Muslim immigrants' "exclusion." It placed the responsibility for resolving issues holding back "social inclusion" of Muslim immigrants on the British government. As the summary of the report states:
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