Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Prisoners convert to Islam for jail perks

"All prisons offer a halal menu, which some inmates see as better than the usual choices. Muslims are excused from work and education while attending Friday prayers. Some converts, who are known as 'convenience Muslims', admitted that they had changed faith because they got more time out of the cells to go to Friday prayers. One quoted in the report said: 'Food good too, initially this is what converted me.”

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