Monday, January 23, 2012

Will convert for food

Young offenders in Feltham prison are converting to Islam in record numbers.  Most say it is because of the better food and easier treatment.  This is disturbing on two levels.  First, it shows a large growth of Muslims who are now in a captive position to be turned into jihadists, and second it proves that Muslims are being given special treatment, over and above the regular prison treatment.

These young converts are just the tip of a looming iceberg.  Will they be followed when released, and will their behavior be monitored while in the mosque?  Probably not, as that would be Islamophobic.

From the Mail Online January 21

A THIRD of inmates at Feltham youth jail are Muslims... and more convert to get better food

A third of inmates at one of Britain’s most notorious youth jails are Muslims and the religion is attracting a large number  of converts.
There are 229 Muslims out of a total of 686 youngsters detained at Feltham Young Offenders’ Institution in West London, according to Ministry of Justice figures.
There are now so many worshippers at Friday prayers that they have to be split between Feltham’s mosque and its gym.
Sources claim that converts  are attracted by the chance  of better food and a more comfortable regime.
But there are also fears that some are being radicalised.
During Ramadan, Muslim prisoners are given food in separate hot and cold containers so they can eat what they choose at the end of their daylight fast. 
A source revealed: ‘Over the last few years there has been  a huge surge in those attending Muslim services. 
‘The popularity of the faith has surprised people. We are seeing  a large number of inmates converting to Islam.'
He added: ‘There is a difference between mainstream believers and extremists, but the fear is that some in the jail are being radicalised.
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