More than a quarter of young people in Britain mistrust Muslims, a survey suggests.
Some 27% of 18 to 24-year-olds say they do not trust Muslims. Photo: ALAMY
By Rosa Silverman | The Telegraph
12:15PM BST 25 Sep 2013
Some 27% of the thousand 18 to 24-year-olds questioned said they did not trust them, while fewer than three in 10 (29%) thought Muslims were doing enough to tackle extremism in their communities.
A similar proportion of the young people polled (28%) said the country would be better off with fewer Muslims and almost half (44%) felt Muslims did not share the same values as everyone else.
The BBC Radio 1 Newsbeat survey was carried out by the pollsters Comres in June.
It found that young people were more likely to agree (48%) than disagree (27%) that Islam is a peaceful religion, however.
Young adults were also found to be divided…
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