Why we shouldn't give credence to the debunked myth of ‘no-go zones’ for non-Muslims

Miraculously, despite my undeniable whiteness and fundamentalist agnosticism, members of the majority-Muslim population allow me to leave the so-called 'no-go zone' unscathed

Richard Williams
Thursday 18 October 2018 00:51 BST

A number of alarming details emerged in the new report from anti-racism advocacy group Hope not Hate, but one in particular stood out.

Despite the claim having been widely and regularly disproven, almost a third of British people continue to believe the notion that “no-go” areas for non-Muslims exist in the UK.

Broadly speaking, as journalists, we will rely on empirical evidence to establish the veracity or otherwise of suggestions such as these.

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