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As Sadiq Khan assumes his role as Mayor of London, critics have been quick to point out the fact that London, the capital of a Christian-majority country, is being led by a Muslim.
Many have taken to social media to air their grievances:
As a counter to this sort of rhetoric, Emlyn Pearce posted the following on Facebook:
And, well, it turns out he is correct:
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Februniye Akyol, at 25 years of age and a member of the Peace and Democracy Party, a Kurdish political party, was made co-mayor of the city in March 2014.
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Basuki has expressed that he will be running for a second term during elections in November.
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She has held various roles in the council, including being an advisor and Vice Chairman of the Services Committee.
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Member of the Senate of Pakistan, Kamran is also a member of the committees on Climate Change, Textile Industry and National Food and Health.
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Ghali was the sixth Secretary-General of the UN from 1992-1997 and attended the Camp David Summit with a role in the negotiation process. He was a prolific author and scholar with various accolades, including several degrees over the course of his career.
Janet Michael is the former mayor of Ramallah. She continues to be a council member of the Ramallah municipality.
Often referred to as Senegal’s “poet president” Senghor was a pioneer for democracy and a free press, and his legacy continues to live on today.
A decorated military Lieutenant, he later served as president from 2008 – 2014.
NB: Demographic statistics were taken from the CIA World Fact Book.