-What I think about that is that "exceptions confirm the rule".
-I also think that some people live far away from a certain type of reality and are fed with too many misconceptions on which the media thrives. I believe they are the ones who make this type of utterance: "Who in their right mind would want to be a Christian living in Mogadishu, or, for that matter, in neighbouring Kenya?
-I also think that too many people get upset when their media-fed misconceptions about certain places get crushed by people who were born in, and live reality first-hand in those places.
-I also think that many countries prohibit the import, export and sales of drugs, yet...
-I also think that an objective and intellectually honnest person doesn't hand-pick a few items on a list to contest the validity of some facts.
-Finally, I think that travelling makes one aware of what is *really* going on on other continents.
Yes, I (and I'm sure you too) live in a country where there are muslims who peacefully cohabit with others. It is so, I believe it, because I grew up in such reality.
My willingness to accept it comes from my day to day living experience and reality. Your willingness to reject/doubt it comes from what you've been told about it on the internet, TV and in newspapers.