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What a paraniod society we have become - and what a stupid teacher:

An 11-year-old Muslim schoolboy who told his class that he wanted to give charity to the needy was referred to controversial anti-terrorism watchdog Prevent after his teacher mistook the word 'alms' for 'arms'.

A legal challenge lodged by the parents against the school states that his teacher had asked the class what they would do if they inherited a large sum of money.

The primary school pupil, whose family described him as 'intelligent' and 'widely read' and who is said to be deeply interested in medieval history, had then responded that he would 'give alms to the oppressed'.
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