We must be allowed to criticise Islam

“The Islamic world was intellectually and economically wrecked by its decision to put religion beyond the reach of invective, which is simply an extreme form of debate. By so doing, it put science and art beyond the reach of experiment, too. Now, at the behest of Muslim foreigners who have forced themselves on us, New Labour wants to import the same catastrophe into our own society.”

Opinion article by ‘Will Cummins’ in the Sunday Telegraph, 11 July 2004