Hate Crimes Against Muslims Skyrocket

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November 24, 2015 by socialaction2014


Since the terrorist attacks in Paris hate crimes against Muslims have gone up 300% in the UK. Most of the attacks have been against Muslim women, who are easy to identify by their traditional dress. The majority of these attacks come from white males. Cenk Uygur and Ana Kasparian (The Point) hosts of The Young Turks discuss.

Are you surprised that there has been a rise in violence against Muslims? How can we stop these attacks from happening? Let us know in the comments below.

Read more here: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/…

“Muslims living in Britain have suffered more than 100 racial attacks since the terrorist atrocities in Paris, figures prepared for ministers reveal.

A report to the Government’s working group on anti-Muslim hatred, seen by The Independent, shows a spike in Islamophobic hate crime of more than 300 per cent, to 115, in the week following the killings on November 13 in France.

Most victims of the UK hate crimes were Muslim girls and women aged from 14 to 45 in traditional Islamic dress. The perpetrators were mainly white males aged from 15 to 35.”

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