In the Media

Muslim police stops 'more likely'

PUBLISHED March 2, 2005

UK Muslims should accept that people of Islamic appearance are more likely to be stopped and searched by police, a Home Office minister has said.

Hazel Blears said innocent Muslims would be targeted because of the search for Islamic extremists.
Her comments have been described as "irresponsible" and "outrageous" by the Islamic Human Rights Commission (IHRC).