Letters - Stop. Search the big picture

Amanda Platell (1 August) is right to point out that it would be wrong to single out individuals such as grannies with shopping trollies and fortysomething, white, Australian females. I wonder why she was so silent about singling out a young Brazilian electrician.

Mike O'Sullivan

This article first appeared in the 08 August 2005 issue of the New Statesman, Islam: the tide of change