Most Europeans want immigration ban from Muslim-majority countries, poll reveals
47 per cent of Britons want to stop immigration from Muslim majority countries.
by Samuel Osborne
Tuesday 7 February 2017 14:31 GMT
The Independent Online
Opposition to Muslim immigration was especially intense among older people.
A majority of Europeans want a ban on immigration from Muslim-majority countries, a poll has revealed.
An average of 55 per cent of people across the 10 European countries surveyed wanted to stop all future immigration from mainly Muslim countries.
The Chatham House study, conducted before US President Donald Trump signed an executive order banning immigration to the US from seven predominantly Muslim countries, found majorities in all but two of the ten states opposed immigration from mainly Muslim countries.
Only 20 per cent disagreed, while 25 per cent said they did not know.
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