Why does the media avoid discussing the troublesome race relations between British-born Non-Muslim South Asians and Muslims? Despite the fact that most of them hate each other?
It's already well established that there are a lot of antisocial problems surrounding the locally-born Muslim community, and Islamophobia has been rising sharply in recent years (notably the mass shooting in 2011 in Norway was probably a time when one could say Islamophobia was a 'dinner table conversation).
Muslims now make up the majority of 'Asians' in the UK among younger demographic cohorts, far a very large margin. These Muslims aren't mostly Indian, but actually Bangladeshi and Pakistani - the latter should ideally be viewed as a border country that's not really South Asian and more Middle Eastern. These points will make it harder for the Non-Muslim South Asian community to accept the attempts at affirmative action and whitewashing by the media.
Furthermore, Islamophobia has been rising among youth in most of the western world - notably Islamophobia is worse in Europe/UK/CANAUSNZ than in the US among youth. This must reflect that there's a serious problem with Muslims that may not be found among first generation South Asians (remember that not all places in India have religious tensions).
I think the media should at least report on the numerous viewpoints from the diverse Non-Muslim South Asian community, and especially stop trying to whitewash and provide affirmative action to the Muslim community. At least over in Continental Europe, they still believe in an idea of being balanced and supporting all sides in an ethnic conflict...
Most of us hate each other? Probably explains the fact that my uni has a south Asian society where everyone from South Asia from all religions get on so well together socialise with each other often.
I don't get where these people come from. Hindus and Muslims in LGBT hate each other too. Where are these Indians and Muslims that get along?
Because it’s a tiny fraction of the population, nobody gives a ****.
(Original post by muthalganesan18)
But in the UK they hate each other. I have Indian friends and I grew up near Harrow.
Well I have many Muslim friends and they don’t hate Indians. Anecdotal evidence means nothing. Maybe the friends you and I have are not respentative of the wider group of Indians and Muslims. Not to mention that many Indians are Muslims and therefore can’t hate Indians or Muslims since they are Indians and Muslims.
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