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Report by MPs notes efforts from Muslim charities in face of negative bias

AID WORKERS: Groups such as the Muslim Doctors Association have helped hundreds of people

By: Lauren Codling

by LAUREN CODLING WORK by Muslim charities helps hundreds of people, but the organisations are negatively portrayed and overlooked, the chair of an ethnic minority charity organisation has said. Days before Christmas, the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on British Muslims released a report which highlighted the work of Muslim charities during 2017. Its findings revealed that organisations such as the Grenfell Muslim Response Unit, a project set up in the aftermath of the Grenfell Tower fire last summer, provided approximately £140,000 of financial assistance and helped to serve more than 3,000 hot meals to those in need. The charities were…

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