July 17, 2013

British TV channel’s call to prayer stirs controversy

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Screenshot of Britain's Channel 4 website dedicated to Ramadan and British Muslims, 4Ramadan.

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Screenshot of Britain's Channel 4 website dedicated to Ramadan and British Muslims, 4Ramadan.

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(RNS) The head of programming at Channel 4 describes the decision to broadcast live the Muslim call to prayer as an act of “provocation” aimed at viewers who associate Islam with terrorism and extremism.