'Safety trumps religion': RT guests debate call for fasting Muslims to take time off work (VIDEO)
The comment on Monday by Danish Immigration and Integration Minister Inger Stojberg has unsurprisingly prompted a response from many Muslims, including Mohammed Shafiq, chief executive of the Ramadhan Foundation.
"This is a deliberate attempt to try to attack Islam and our practices," he said during an RT segment.
But Stephen Morris of the English Democrats Party say it's merely a matter of health and safety, as people "become a risk" after "not eating or drinking for 10 hours," specifically citing traffic accidents which reportedly go up during Ramadan.
"Health and safety will trump your religion every time," Morris told Shafiq.
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