You Ain't No Muslim, Bruv
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You Ain't No Muslim, Bruv, often referred to by its hashtag #YouAintNoMuslimBruv, is a phrase originally spoken during a religiously-motivated attack in the London Underground mass transit system that spread quickly due to its representation of the feelings of main mainstream Muslims towards extremists in their religion.
On December 4th, in the Leytonstone Station of the London Underground, a video was recorded of a crazed man attempting to stab bystanders while yelling Allahu Akbar. As the man is detained by police, a bystander yells "You ain't no Muslim, Bruv," a reference to the man's violent actions (violence is condemned in most Koranic interpretations) combined with the British slang for brother, similarly used to the American slang bro. The bystander repeats the phrase twice more in the video.
After the British tabloid The Daily Mail published the story and the video, many began tweeting the phrase as a rallying cry for their complaints against Muslim extremists. On December 5th, the day after the attack, the hashtag was used more than 56,000 times, and by three days after the attack, the use had reached almost 120,000. In addition to being a trending topic on Facebook, the hashtag's popularity was catalogued by the BBC, the Australian ABC, and the Independent. David Cameron, the Prime Minister of the UK, repeated the phrase during a speech, and the video of his response was distributed widely by many accounts.
In addition, a grime-style remix of the phrase by artist Nasty McQuaid received over 32,000 plays on Soundcloud.
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 The Daily Mail – Bystander's defiant reaction to Tube terrorist's knife attack becomes online hit as #YouAintNoMuslimBruv sweeps the internet
 Topsy Analytics – #youaintnomuslimbruv
 Twitter – #YouAintNoMuslimBruv
 BBC – #YouAintNoMuslimBruv: How Twitter responded to Leytonstone attack
 ABC Australia – #YouAintNoMuslimBruv: Passer-by's shouted rebuke to London knifeman goes viral
 Independent i100 – David Cameron has said 'you ain't no Muslim, bruv' and no one is coping at all well
 YouTube – Search: You Ain't No Muslim Bruv Cameron
 Soundcloud – David Cameron You Ain't No Muslim Bruv
Dec 08, 2015 at 12:42PM EST
Dec 08, 2015 at 01:00PM EST
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