Fearing that they could be radicalized?
Clue bat hits head: It’s a done deal once they accept the shahada. To believe in Islam 101, means living like the founder of the desert creed, which means upholding his character as the supreme example for humanity, which by de fault, turns the believer into a de facto Islamic fundamentalist.
‘Britain’s jails turning into breeding ground for terrorists’: Figures reveal 42% of inmates at one high-security prison are Muslim and bosses fear inmates could be radicalised
Figures show more than a quarter of inmates in London jails are Muslim, with one Category A jail revealing 42 per cent of its convicts follow the Islamic faith
- Increasing Muslim prison population highlighted by Whitemoor jail
- More than one in four of its convicts say they are of Islamic faith
- Fears the trend is down to growing radicalisation by Jihaists
- Shadow Justice Secretary Sadiq Khan calls for government action
By RICHARD SPILLETT
PUBLISHED: 02:05 GMT, 30 March 2014 | UPDATED: 12:28 GMT, 30 March 2014
Fears are growing that Britain’s jails are becoming a hotbed of extremism after it was revealed today that nearly half the inmates of one top security prison are Muslim.
Some 42 per cent of those housed at Category A Whitemoor jail – and more than a quarter of those in London prisons – consider themselves to be of Islamic faith.
Experts now fear large numbers are being radicalised on the inside, where they say the spread of Jihadist ideas is rife.
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