2013 saw a rise in so-called Muslim extremism at the hands of Takfiris who are denounced by all mainstream Muslims. We saw this in both Syria and in Britain.
On 22nd May, 2013, an off duty soldier, Lee Rigby, was killed in Woolwich while returning to his barracks, in front of many witnesses.
A jury at London's Old Bailey criminal unanimously found Michael Adebolajo, 29, and Michael Adebowale, 22, guilty of murdering Lee Rigby.
On 29th April 2013, an 82-year-old Muslim man, Mohammed Saleem, was stabbed to death as he was walking home after performing his prayers in the central England city of Birmingham.
A district court found a white supremacist Ukrainian student, Pavlo Lapshyn, guilty of murdering Mohammed Saleem only five days after he arrived in Britain.
He was also found guilty of conspiring for a terrorist bombing campaign against mosques in a desperate attempt to inflame racial conflict.