A headline by British tabloid newspaper The Sun which claimed that 1 in 5 British Muslims were sympathetic to ISIS has been proven to be misleading. Muslims have taken to Twitter to respond to the sensationalist headline with the hashtag #1in5Muslims.
Here are some top tweets from the #1in5Muslims hashtag which has been trending on Twitter:
Some used the hashtag to tweet something funny:
#1in5muslims blow up Their inflatable boat when going to the beach.
— MohaNNad Rachid (@TheMoeDee) November 23, 2015
Whilst others made reference to awkward situations at work:
#1in5Muslims Have been caught with their foot in the sink.
— Abu Typo (@WahidAtTalib) November 23, 2015
#1in5Muslims have said “no, not even water” to their non-Muslim colleagues in Ramadan
— Majid Freeman (@Majstar7) November 23, 2015
Many tweeted jokes only Muslims will understand:
#1in5Muslims can keep their wudu all day
— Sufia (@HussainSufia) November 23, 2015
#1in5Muslims Are most likely to lose their shoes when they go to the mosque and will end up with the mosque toilet slippers
— Muhajir (@MuhajirOfficial) November 23, 2015
#1in5Muslims have accidentally munched on a packet of gelatine haribos
— Aisha S Gani (@aishagani) November 23, 2015
#1in5Muslims forget say bismillah before they eat but will remember to snap chat it
— ⚽Miraj⚽️ (@BanglaByNature) November 23, 2015
#1in5Muslims think they are scholars after studying with Shaykh Google
— Rafiq ibn Jubair (@RafiqIbnJubair) November 23, 2015