Britain to investigate Sharia courts, crack down on extremist preachers

Sharia Council of Britain

(Reuters) – Britain will introduce measures to counter Islamist extremism, including an investigation into Sharia courts and a crackdown on incendiary preachers, if Prime Minister David Cameron’s Conservatives win May’s election, Home Secretary Theresa May said on Monday.

May said Britain would no longer tolerate those who rejected the country’s values of democracy, free speech, equality and the rule of law, adding that Islamist extremism presented the most serious and widespread problem.

“To those who choose consciously to reject our values and the basic principles of our society, the message is … clear: the game is up,” she said in a speech in London. “We will no longer tolerate your behavior.”

Britain has wrestled with how to deal with extremism and radicalization among its 2.8 million Muslims since the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on the United States…

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  • Petrilia

    Well, I for one would put all my faith in these lovely old bearded sharia fellows, knowing there are certainly hundreds exactly like them in charge of sharia How can that be in England. And is the very stupid Theresa May in charge? No problem. They are all equally STUPID. When the arrogant do nothing May, says Pamela Geller and Robert Spencer are allowed in the UK, I might change my mind. Thereafter May is not a stupid woman, her promise is just a little bit right. After her years in power it should be.Get it right.

  • barryjr

    This is just a ploy to steal voters away from the EDL. After the election it will be business as usual in merry old England.

  • Barrington Minge

    Mooslim on right: Hey Abu, there’s no pictures in here..can’t read a word…Oh, right, GUILTY, 500 lashes

  • Bataviawillem

    That photo gives me the same feeling as a monkey playing a grant piano.

  • Three brainwashed fools getting a new dose.