Muslim students speak

September 2, 2005

Two out of three Muslim students in Britain believe the UK's foreign policy and the Iraq War played a major role in prompting the London bombings on July 7, according to a survey.

The Federation of Student Islamic Societies - the body representing Muslim students in the UK - this week published the initial findings of a survey it carried out in the wake of the terror attacks two months ago.

The findings were revealed at a conference at the Greater London Authority this week.

Fifty per cent of Muslim students surveyed said they had suffered Islamophobia and nine out of ten believe the way Islam is presented in the media should be changed.

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