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Anti-Muslim sentiment strong and widespread in Australian army, study shows - WorldWide Religious News

June 10, 2016
Anti-Muslim sentiment is “strong” and “probably quite widespread” among Australian defence force members and was higher among those who had undergone cultural sensitivity training, according to research commissioned by the army.Soldiers from four special operations units based at Holsworthy army base were asked whether they believed “the Muslim religion promotes violence and terrorism”.

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First Sikh In US Army Talks About His journey

February 22, 2011

Author: Staff Writer

Source: The Times of India

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/First-Sikh-in-US-Army-talks-about-his-journey/articleshow/7543801.cms

The first Sikh in the American army, Tejdeep Singh Rattan, interacted with students of Khalsa College and shared his experiences with them. He told them about the many ups and downs and the hardships he faced in the US, and how he...

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UK's Muslim Soldiers 'Fighting Extremists Not Muslims'

February 20, 2011

Author: Poonam Taneja

Source: BBC News

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-12504162

With more than 600 Muslims in the British Armed Forces, do those that are deployed on the front line in Afghanistan have to reconcile their beliefs in order to fight hardline Islamic Taliban militants?

 

"My home is the UK. As a Muslim, that's the place I'd happily die for and kill for. That's the same way it's going to remain until my dying day.