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UK Muslims and Extremism - Part 2: MI5 pays 'good' Muslims to snoop on 'bad' Muslims

Oct 06, 2015    

Even as the row over a new counter-terror surveillance law, obliging teachers to spy on their Muslim students, is still raging, another has erupted. This one around revelations that MI5, Britains domestic intelligence agency, is paying Muslim informants - having links with the Islamist underworld to snoop on their co-religionists.Critics say the problem is not that someone is being paid to watch someone else. That's standard intelligence procedure. Whats worrying is something more fundamental. It is the sheer scale of surveillance that one community is being subjected to. Extending it from sc...

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