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'It is not the police, it is not the intelligence services who will defeat terrorism, it is communities who will defeat terrorism,' the Commissioner told a gathering at the Minhaj-ul-Quran Mosque in south London. 'I need you,' he continued. 'We've got nearly a million Muslims in London... I've only got 300 Muslim police officers in London. I'm afraid that's not good enough. I need your mothers and your fathers, your brothers and your sisters, your sons and your daughters.'
'It is not the police, it is not the intelligence services who will defeat terrorism, it is communities who will defeat terrorism,' the Commissioner told a gathering at the Minhaj-ul-Quran Mosque in south London. 'I need you,' he continued. 'We've got nearly a million Muslims in London... I've only got 300 Muslim police officers in London. I'm afraid that's not good enough. I need your mothers and your fathers, your brothers and your sisters, your sons and your daughters.' Much of the response was positive with Muslims talking for the first time about setting up a body with responsibility for national security, something which already exists within the Jewish and Hindu communities but has been absent from the Muslim world. But not all those present were encouraged by what they heard. 'This is not the problem of the Muslim. This is the problem of British society," said Imam Ramzan Qadri, youth development coordinator for the Minhaj-ul-Quran mosque. 'The extremists adhere to something that is not Islam. They have no one on their backs who are scholars.' Source: http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2005/jul/31/july7.uksecurity