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A Mosque in Clitheroe

This handout contains an article about a town in Britain that voted to allow a former Christian church to become a mosque.
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This resource is intended for educators in the United Kingdom.

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English — UK
  • Culture & Identity
  • Human & Civil Rights
  • Global Migration & Immigration
  • Racism

Please note, this case study contains an instance of racist and dehumanising language. Please review it before you decide to share it with students. If helpful, please see our lesson on Addressing Racist and Dehumanising Language in our unit Discussing Race and Racism in the Classroom.

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