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Why is the ‘Trojan Horse’ scandal being called a hoax?

Why is the ‘Trojan Horse’ scandal being called a hoax?

Explainers
The Muslim Council of Britain, an umbrella body of UK Muslim organisations, recently demanded an independent probe into the ‘Trojan Horse’ affairs after around nine years. This is an explainer on what is the Trojan Horse Scandal and Why is it being called a hoax now?  An image to symbolise the scandal (Credit: Flickr) The Trojan Horse scandal had a long-lasting impact in the UK. It has played a crucial role in shaping the counter-terror policy of the government which resulted in many people losing their careers, a particular community being targeted, and their children who were allegedly stigmatised. The ‘Trojan Horse’ scandal  In November 2013, an anonymous letter describing a Muslim plot to Islamise schools in Birmingham appeared on the desk of the