Difference between revisions of "2008-02-28 Survey challenges myths about Islam"

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<p>About 93% of the world's 1.3 billion Muslims are moderates and only 7% are politically radical, according to the poll, based on more than 50,000 interviews.</p>
 
<p>About 93% of the world's 1.3 billion Muslims are moderates and only 7% are politically radical, according to the poll, based on more than 50,000 interviews.</p>
  
<p>In majority Muslim countries, overwhelming majorities said [[religion]] was a very important part of their lives 99% in Indonesia, 98% in Egypt, 95% in Pakistan. But only 7% of the Muslims surveyed the radicals condoned the attacks on the US on September 11, 2001, the poll found.</p>
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<p>In majority Muslim countries, overwhelming majorities said [[religion]] was a very important part of their lives &ndash; 99% in Indonesia, 98% in Egypt, 95% in Pakistan. But only 7% of the Muslims surveyed &ndash; the radicals &ndash; condoned the attacks on the US on [[9/11|September 11, 2001]], the poll found.</p>
  
 
<p>Moderate Muslims interviewed condemned the attacks because innocent lives were lost and civilians killed.</p>
 
<p>Moderate Muslims interviewed condemned the attacks because innocent lives were lost and civilians killed.</p>
  
<p>"Some actually cited religious justifications for why they were against 9/11, going as far as to quote from the [[Koran]] for example, the verse that says taking one innocent life is like killing all humanity," Ms Mogahed said. Radical Muslims gave political, not religious, reasons for condoning the attacks, the poll showed.</p>
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<p>"Some actually cited religious justifications for why they were against 9/11, going as far as to quote from the [[Koran]] &ndash; for example, the verse that says taking one innocent life is like killing all humanity," Ms Mogahed said. Radical Muslims gave political, not religious, reasons for condoning the attacks, the poll showed.</p>
  
 
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