"This phenomenon occurs largely where you have Muslim populations as a minority." - Gabe1 Sounds like religious prejudice to me Gabe1. We have a significant Muslim minority here in Houston and have no trouble. No riots, no gangs, nothing. No body blinks at the "Halal Chinese Restaurant". . . A century or so back we had anti-immigrant riots (mostly aimed at the Irish and later Italians) and we certainly had lots of race riots between the Civil War and Vietnam. But in those cases economic and social class issues were at the heart of the problem.
Police disperse hundreds in brawl in Kafr Manda, northern Israel (Haaretz)
from the article: On the same page, ten years on