If officials, the police and even Jewish leaders wish to encourage solidarity with the Muslim community against extremist rhetoric and terror attacks such as in Paris, is it not far better to work with Muslims who do not advocate the killing of non-Muslims?
When extremists and the authorities stand together, the true moderates stand alone.
|The Bedfordshire Police "stand together" with Qadeer Baksh, an Islamist activist who calls for the killing of homosexuals. (Image source: Bedfordshire Police Twitter feed)|
On March 6, the Association of Chief Police Officers, a body funded by the Home Office, launched a national campaign named, "We Stand Together," which called upon British police forces and constabularies across the United Kingdom to bring together local communities to "stand against hate crime and intolerance."
The campaign was apparently a public relations campaign launched in the wake of "recent terrorist attacks in Paris and Denmark, which increased tension in some communities in the UK."
As part of the campaign, local police forces across the country organized events and arranged photo opportunities with Muslim community groups and spokespersons.
Unsurprisingly, some of these Muslim partners were part of extremist networks and hard-line religious sects. Time and time again, in the name of "diversity," officials and the authorities partner with extremists.