"Barack Obama is a Muslim: A short history"
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A history of calling Barack Obama a Muslim

Donald Trump has been criticised for failing to correct a supporter who said US President Barack Obama was a Muslim and "not even an American".

These allegations have gone on since Mr Obama became US President.

Here we tell the story of how this became a national phenomenon and why US Muslims are not happy about it.

Video produced by James Reevell

  • 18 Sep 2015
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