UK: Young Muslims who quit the faith ‘live in fear of violent revenge’

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Young Muslims who quit the faith ‘live in fear of violent revenge’: Support group says some have been warned they will be killed if they abandon their religion  

  • A support group said young Muslims who abandon their faith face abuse
  • The Council of Ex-Muslims of Britain said some are frightened to speak out
  • One former Muslim was warned by her mother that she would be killed  

Council of Ex-Muslims leader Maryam Namazie said 'there is nothing more intolerant than religion' 

Young Muslims who abandon their faith face violent retaliation and abuse from their families, a support group said yesterday.

The Council of Ex-Muslims of Britain said those born into the religion are often frightened of speaking out – and those that do are in danger of attack.

It said one former Muslim said she…

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