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Following the latest terrorist atrocity in London at the weekend and the Prime Minister's statement that, "enough is enough", we can look back at last year's international conference on terrorism. Teresa May, the then Home Secretary, said, "Terrorists and extremists use a range of methods, including social media, to promote their twisted ideology and we need to be equally able to counter and defeat their warped narrative. "
Wise words came from the White House. Not from the present incumbent but from President Obama who said, "We are not at war with Islam. We are at war with people who have perverted Islam...They do depend upon the misperception around the world that they speak in some fashion for people of the Muslim faith, that Islam is somehow inherently violent, that there is some sort of clash of civilisations. Of course, the terrorists do not speak for over a billion Muslims who reject their hateful ideology.
"They no more represent Islam than any madman who kills innocents in the name of God represents Christianity or Judaism or Buddhism or Hinduism. No religion is responsible for terrorism. People are responsible for violence and terrorism."
We call on people of all faiths and none to work together to ensure that the terrorists don't win by dividing us.

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