"In the current climate these have the potential to turn volatile.
"British Muslims are embedded into the British culture ... A lot of British Muslims have an anger at the portrayal that British Muslims are getting. But what we have to do as a community is promote the positive side of Islam."
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Symia Merali used to attend the same Islamic centre in Beeston as Shehzad Tanweer, one of the 7/7 bombers.