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UK: WikiLeaks revelation: 1 in 3 British Muslim students back killing for Islam – 40% want Sharia law

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Around a third of young British Muslims favour killing in the name of Islam, according to a survey revealed by the WikiLeaks’ publication of U.S. diplomatic cables.

A survey of 600 Muslim students at 30 universities throughout Britain found that 32 per cent of Muslim respondents believed killing in the name of religion is justified.

A U.S. diplomatic cable from January 2009 quoted a poll by the Centre for Social Cohesion as saying 54 per cent wanted a Muslim party to represent their world view in Parliament and 40 per cent want Muslims in the UK to be under Sharia law.

Radicalised: A cable released by WikiLeaks revealed a third of Muslim college students favour killing in the name of IslamRadicalised: A cable released by WikiLeaks revealed a third of Muslim college students favour killing in the name of Islam

The survey results, revealed by WikiLeaks’ release of thousands of U.S. diplomatic cables, suggests increasing radicalisation among Britain’s…

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