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EUROPESpain

Two right-wing extremists attacked a heavily pregnant Muslim woman wearing a Niqab in Barcelona, Spain. The men insulted her and her husband. The woman’s husband tried to protect her. To stop the fight, the pregnant woman stood between the men, and as a result one of the attackers kicked her

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ASIATajikistan

Russian citizen Oqil Sharifov, who returned to his home in ex-Soviet Tajikistan on vacation earlier this year, now won’t be going back to Russia until next year after a local court sentenced the 31-year-old man to a year in jail for filming what he determined to be local police violating

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EUROPEUK

A Muslim woman wearing a hijab was punched in the face in Birmingham city centre in a brutal Islamophobic attack. Miss Choudhury, 18, who did not want her first name published, said she had been left shocked after the assault which happened as she was walking along New Street. Her attacker,

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EUROPEUK

Police believe an assault on a Muslim teenager in Kettering who was wearing a hijab may have been “religiously aggravated”. The 13-year-old victim was pushed over by a stranger as she was walking along Whiteford Drive just before 5pm on Wednesday 11 November. She was left shaken by the incident

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EUROPESwitzerland

Women who wear full face veils in public in a Swiss state could be fined up to £6,500 under new rules imposed by the local government.

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EUROPEFrance

A young woman wearing a veil was attacked in Marseille on Wednesday by a man who reportedly called her a terrorist.

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CanadaNORTH AMERICA

A Muslim woman was picking up her children from Grenoble Public School on Monday when she was attacked, police are telling CityNews.

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AUSTRALASIAAustralia

A young Australian Muslim woman was allegedly assaulted by a man outside of Melbourne State Library today.

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NORTH AMERICAUS

Bloomington Police arrested an Indiana University student on several charges after he attacked a Muslim woman. Witnesses say the assault was racially-motivated.

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EUROPEFrance

Exactly five years after France’s controversial burqa-ban was adopted, a professor who has spent years studying its impact tells The Local it has been a “complete failure” and even helped create a real threat to France.

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