Wednesday, 4 August 2010

Islamic Education And Research Academy report, Survey finds 'most non-Muslim Britons equating Islam with terrorism, 4 Aug 2010 "Non-Muslims in Britain are by and large ignorant about Islam and equate the religion with terrorism, according to a Islamic Education And Research Academy (iERA) survey."

The report is here (PDF): IERA, Non-Muslims Perceptions on Islam and Muslims I haven't read this one yet.

Also see Haroon Siddique, Guardian, Three-quarters of non-Muslims believe Islam negative for Britain, 2 Aug 2010 "The study, carried out for iERA out by DJS Research, used face-to face questionnaires to ascertain the views of a "statistically robust" sample of 500 randomly selected non-Muslims."

Footnote: I see that the IERA's advisors include Dr. Abu Ameenah Bilal Philips and Dr. Zakir Naik.