Muslims: 'Bombers innocent'
By ANDREW POTTER
June 05, 2007
NEARLY a quarter of British Muslims believe the 7/7 bombers were NOT responsible for the attacks, a shock new poll shows.
And more than two-thirds (68 per cent) think the Muslim community has NO responsibility for the emergence of extremists wanting to target Britain.
Over half believe the security services have made up evidence to convict terror suspects.
The poll, indicating opinions among the estimated three million Muslims in Britain, was conducted for Channel 4 News.
It came on the day the Prime Minister insisted the “overwhelming? majority of UK Muslims wanted to be loyal citizens.
Tony Blair also told a London conference of top Muslims that Government cash would be be used to train imams ? Islamic religious leaders ? at British universities.
He said he hoped the move would mean mosques not relying so much on overseas imams who may not understand British language or culture.
Mr Blair pledged