The Rise Of Islamophobia | The Attack That Left Me Disabled For Life
Babar Ahmad speaks to BBC’s Victoria Derbyshire about his life and his ordeal in his first TV interview.
The police were called in after parents became worried at Muslims praying in a car park near a primary school in Stanley, the Northern Echo reports.
A teacher at a school in Rotherham is under police investigation after it was reported that he called a 14-year-old boy a “terrorist” in a lesson three days after the Paris attacks.
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,
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
Two women who dropped their trousers to urinate in front of a Muslim couple who were praying in a Plymouth park have been handed suspended jail terms, the Plymouth Herald reports.
An attempted arson attack at Finsbury Park Mosque in London is being treated as a hate crime, say police. A man was spotted attempting to set fire to the mosque at about 10:17am yesterday, before fleeing the scene on a moped. Scotland Yard said they received reports of a man
A pregnant Muslim woman was racially abused by a drunk man who branded her a “terrorist” in a 15 minute tirade on a London bus while passengers looked on without intervening, it has been claimed.