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Muslims 'almost exclusively responsible' for heroin trade

Muslims 'almost exclusively responsible' for heroin trade

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Friday September 19 2008

A leaflet claiming that Muslims are ‘almost exclusively responsible’ for the heroin trade, has been distributed to hundreds of households in Lancashire, Cumbria and Yorkshire.

The leaflet calls for a process of ‘naming and shaming’ Muslims for ‘positive effect’ on the drugs trade which it claims originates in Afghanistan and Pakistan. The leaflet urges people to ‘heap condemnation’ on Muslims and for Muslims to ‘apologise’ for their part in the trade.

The National Association of Muslim Police (NAMP) has complained against a Crown Prosecution Service decision to not prosecute the distributor. The CPS claims that while the leaflet is racist, there is not sufficient evidence of stirring up racial and religious hatred and therefore, no offence has been committed.


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