In Search Of Moderate Muslims

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20150317

20150317

Sarfraz Manzoor asks if moderate Muslims exist and, if not, where did they go?

Sarfraz describes himself as a moderate Muslim. He says he can't get too offended by a cartoon and belongs firmly among the liberal and progressive. But he wonders if he is now something of an oddity.

Is the idea of tolerance and integration a hopeful myth and the reality something more troubling?We're often told the vast majority of Muslims in Britain are moderate - but what exactly does that mean?

Producer: Natalie Steed

A Whistledown production for BBC Radio 4.

20150317

Sarfraz Manzoor asks if moderate Muslims exist and, if not, where did they go?

Sarfraz describes himself as a moderate Muslim. He says he can't get too offended by a cartoon and belongs firmly among the liberal and progressive. But he wonders if he is now something of an oddity.

Is the idea of tolerance and integration a hopeful myth and the reality something more troubling?We're often told the vast majority of Muslims in Britain are moderate - but what exactly does that mean?

Producer: Natalie Steed

A Whistledown production for BBC Radio 4.