Muslims on the Frontline

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In this documentary the BBC Asian Network reports on British Muslims on the frontline in Afghanistan. It's the first time a reporter has been given exclusive access to follow Muslim military men and women. Reporter Poonam Taneja explores the day to day life of soldiers on duty - taking a behind the scenes look at the challenges they face and their views of life out there ..But how do they reconcile their role in the British Armed Services - which in Afghanistan involves them fighting other Muslims? And how do they cope with criticism from their own community, some of whom view them as traitors?

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Mon 21 Feb 2011 18:00

The challenges facing Muslim soldiers

The challenges facing Muslim soldiers

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