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  אייר 5, 5774 , 05/05/14

British Candidate Resigns Over Anti-Islamic Tweets

A British Tory council candidate has been forced to resign from the party after posting anti-Islamic comments on Twitter, the BBC reported on Sunday.

David Bishop, a candidate in Brentwood South, Essex, apologized after retweeting messages, including one that claimed Islam was the religion of rape.

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