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Casey report criticised for focus on UK Muslim communities
Muslim groups have raised concerns about the government's community cohesion report, arguing that it confuses race, religion and immigration and focuses too heavily on Muslim communities.
The study, commissioned by David Cameron as prime minister and carried out by Dame Louise Casey, recommends a new strategy to help bridge divides in the UK, including an "integration oath" to encourage immigrants to embrace British values, and greater focus on promoting the English language and securing "women's emancipation in communities where they are being held back by regressive cultural practices".
Critics said its focus on Muslim communities ignored other issues such as equality and racism, and was potentially damaging to community relations.
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