A public poll conducted by the Washington Post and ABC television in the United States revealed 46 percent of the American people perceive Islam unfavorably.
Forty-six percent of those polled reported a negative viewpoint of Islam; a figure 7 percent more than in the months following the 11 September 2001 terror attacks.
One- third Americans who participated in the survey said they have heard prejudiced comments about Muslims recently and 43 percent said they hear negative expressions about Arabs. Almost quarter of participants admit to having prejudices against Muslims and Arabs.
The poll was conducted among a thousand Americans who were chosen randomly between March 2 and 5.Last Mod: 20 Eylül 2018, 18:16