Proof that Islamophobes on Facebook will believe almost anything you tell them

A satirical meme page which mocks anti-Muslim Facebook images has actually been mistaken as factual by some users.

As Snopes reports, some thought the widely shared image of Professor Quirrell from Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, as portrayed by actor Ian Hart, was genuinely a muslim man called Sajid Muhammed who was alleged to have set a woman on fire for eating a bacon sandwich.

Comments like this were left on the page:

It's unbelievable what these Muslims get away with in our country what is our government trying to do. God Help Us.

As well as:

I'm not sure on the death penalty but he should served his sentence then been deported n not allowed a passport again pure evil the system over here stinks.

If you visit the page that produced the meme, 'Worldwide Infidels United', you'll quickly see that it is a parody page, and while many are clearly in on the joke, there are many others who are sadly not:

This is a disgrace to our country!

Posted by Worldwide Infidels United on Wednesday, 6 April 2016

Also featured were Faisal, the incompetent terrorist from the film Three Lions, as portrayed by Adeel Akhtar...

Share to help spread this word about this traitor scum!

Posted by Worldwide Infidels United on Thursday, 7 April 2016


Please share to help spread the word!

Posted by Worldwide Infidels United on Wednesday, 6 April 2016

...and a list of ridiculous items prohibited by Sharia Law:

It's a great reminder that anonymous Facebook memes may not be reliable sources of information, and also to try not to harbour bigoted views towards an entire religion.

indy100 has approached Worldwide Infidels United for comment.

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