"Such vicious and hateful attacks are entirely at odds with the views of the wider community and I would like to commend the members of the public who intervened and informed the Police" says Cllr Peter Rees, Deputy Leader of Neath Port Talbot Council
"I intend to visit the leaders of the Mosque, to offer the full support of the Council to the Imam and the community that the Mosque serves.”
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Mosques across Wales and the rest of the UK have opened their doors today to encourage people to find out more about the Islamic faith.
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