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British Prison Inmates Face Forced Conversion to Islam

Joe Scudder
Written by Joe Scudder

An ex-chaplain shows cultural enrichment of the British prison system means forced conversion for prisoners and his own firing.

With so many Muslims in a British prison, as well as Muslims in authority there, forced conversion is a real thing, testifies an ex-chaplain. In fact, the man claims he was terminated as a chaplain there simply for being a Christian.

No one was allowed to consider the possibility that this would occur back when the immigration policies were implemented. Even mentioning the potential for this kind of thing was considered xenophobic.

Sometimes, fearing outsiders is entirely rational!

The Daily Mail reports, “Brixton prison’s Christian chaplain, ‘forced out of his role after an Imam at the jail accused him of extremism,’ claims inmates are forced to convert to Islam for protection behind bars.

A prison chaplain who claims he was ousted from his role after he was accused of promoting ‘extreme’ Christian views by his Muslim boss has revealed inmates are being forced to convert to Islam for protection behind bars.

Paul Song said he had been hit by Muslim inmates at HMP Brixton and that he believed the ‘Christian faith is not equal’ in prison.

The 48-year-old said: ‘Some people have been forced to convert with violence. How do I know? Because three or four people come up to me to tell me. This is a very sensitive issue.’

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Mr Song says he was removed from his job south London amid accusations that his teachings were ‘too radical’.

If this is true, Britain is not the only country with this prison problem:

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About the author

Joe Scudder

Joe Scudder

Joe Scudder is the "nom de plume" (or "nom de guerre") of a fifty-ish-year-old writer and stroke survivor. He lives in St Louis with his wife and still-at-home children. He has been a freelance writer and occasional political activist since the early nineties. He describes his politics as Tolkienesque.

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