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Over the past five years, there has been a rapid increase in anti-islamic attitudes within the United Kingdom. I believe this increase is directly related to the right-wing media’s eagerness to publish articles that feature misconceptions and false information. I spoke to two sisters at a mosque in Southend-on-Sea in Essex, about how Islamophobia and the media has affected their lives.

In words: “Since the war on terror began…”

Out words: “…religion doesn’t define who you are”

Duration: 3:30″

Image taken from: aeab@ on Flickr.

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