Joint letter from the iraqi Community Association and LFIQ to the Times

Letter sent to the Times
Your leader (Revulsion and Resolve, 8 July) rightly warns that the Muslim community in Britain should not be victimised. Just as Irish people were rightly not held responsible for IRA atrocities nor should Muslim Londoners. We would add that the success of Iraqi democratisation will powerfully undermine a miniscule minority which supports a sectarian war of civilisations, here and on a daily basis in Iraq. We appeal, therefore, to the British public to assist Iraqi democrats as they struggle for a democratic, federal, united and secular Iraq. It is a common cause of humanity.
Yours sincerely
Jabbar Hasan, Director, Iraqi Community Association (
Gary Kent, Director, Labour Friends of Iraq (