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Exclusive: Most Americans see Muslims like any other group after California shooting – poll

Just days after two Muslims were accused of gunning down 14 people in California, a Reuters/Ipsos poll shows 51 percent of Americans view Muslims living in the United States the same as any other communMuslim American Woman Scared to Wear Hijab in Public …ity, while 14.6 percent are generally fearful….

“If terrorism is designed to create a larger gap between Muslims and Westerners, unfortunately they’re succeeding,”… The poll has a credibility interval of 3.4 percentage points for all Americans and about 5.5 percentage points when looking at just Republican or Democratic responses…more:   news.yahoo.com

“Majority wants a Muslim Mayoral” or: “Some Londoners don’t want a Muslim Mayoral”???

An exclusive poll for Sky News has found that 71% of Muslims in the UK say that the values of British society are compatible with those of Islam.

In an unprecedented venture, Sky News commissioned an opinion poll by Survation into what Muslims and non-Muslims think about a range of issues including radicalisation, security concerns, political uncertainty, a rise in hate crimes and growing prejudice.

We asked 1,000 Muslims and 1,000 non-Muslims to share their opinions and found that, whileTwo women spoken to by Sky News for the Survation poll into Muslim and non-Muslim attitudes most Muslims saw their religion as being in step with British values, 16% did not.

The results showed that younger Muslims were more likely to see their values aligned to those of Britain, with 73% of those aged 18 to 34 agreeing, compared to 71% of those aged over 55. Male Muslims were also more likely to agree – with 78% versus the female figure of 64%. …..mor news.sky

Poll: Arab opinion strongly negative on Islamic State

Muslim Population in US: New Poll Shows None of Us Have Any Idea

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Muslim Population in US: New Poll Shows None of Us Have Any Idea According to the new poll, US citizens guessed the Muslim population of the US to be about 15 percent when asked “Out of every 100 people, how many do you think are Muslim?” This would mean that the US has 47.4 million Muslims. The reality is quite different, with current research putting the percentage of Muslims in the United States at about .8 percent of the population, with an estimated 2.6 million Muslims in the US as of 2010. Even higher estimates find that there are between five and eight million Muslims in the entire country. more: idigitaltimes.com
Photo:A Bangladeshi immigrant practices evening prayer in the Times Square subway station.Reuters

Islamophobia: Understanding Anti-Muslim Sentiment in the West

Islamophobia affects more than a small fringe group of Muslims. Through various research vehicles andPOLL gallup ISLAMOPHOPIA global polling efforts, Gallup has collected a wealth of data detailing public opinion about various aspects of respect, treatment, and tolerance relative to Muslims worldwide. This brief serves as a snapshot of opinion and thought displayed by people from multiple countries, regions, and communities – findings that chronicle perceptions associated with Islamophobia globally.

Respect and Fair Treatment

Globally, many Muslims report not feeling respected by those in the West. Significant percentages of several Western countries share this sentiment, saying that the West does not respect Muslim societies. Specifically, 52% of Americans and 48% of Canadians say the West does not respect Muslim societies. Smaller percentages of Italian, French, German, and British respondents agree. more gallup.com

Poll Results: Ramadan: What Does it Mean to You?

Ramadan: What Does it Mean to You?download

All the Above (58%, 62 Votes)

A Time for Prayer, Fasting and Good Deeds (20%, 21 Votes)

A Time for Change and Development (12%, 13 Votes)

A Time to Struggle Against the Worldly Desires (8%, 9 Votes)

A Time for Fun, Food and Family Gathering (2%, 2 Votes) Total Voters: 107