Muslims Leader from Leicester Calls on Islam to Integrate

14.07.2011

Dilwar Hussain, Muslim leader of the Islamic Society of Britain based in Leicestershire, calls on Islam to further develop to become an “integral part of British life”, the BBC reports. Hussain encourages Muslim communities to think about their place in the British nation and to “adapt Islamic practice to feel more British and European”. To support his call, Hussain reminds of the Middle Eastern origins of Christianity and how it has been successfully incorporated into European societies. He also expressed his concern about extremism and called for cooperation to tackle any extreme voices.