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ICC Note:
While it is normal for non Muslims around the world to face harassment and oppression from fundamentalist Muslims, it does not usually happen in Western democracies. It’s hard to say whether this is the beginning of some kind of trend or is a one time event.

Young Man Killed for Not Converting to Islam
The Telegraph

Ruth Marriott told an inquest into her son’s death that she heard gunshots on the day Adrian was shot five times in the head a few weeks before his 21st birthday.

Mr Marriott, an accountancy student and gang member, was killed in a park near his home in Brixton, south London , in June 2004.

Three members of a rival gang, known as the Muslim Boys, were cleared in September last year of conspiracy to murder Mr Marriott after the prosecution offered no evidence at the Old Bailey.

His mother told the inquest at Southwark Coroners’ Court yesterday: “We heard the shooting. We heard gun fire.

“The thought did strike me that Adrian could be involved, but it was a fleeting thought. Then we heard from police the following evening what had happened.

” Adrian was told on the Sunday prior to his death that he would be killed if he did not become a Muslim by the Wednesday, which was the day he died.”

Asked by the coroner, John Sampson, whether her son had taken the threat seriously, Mrs Marriott said: “I do not think he did.”