Muslim woman’s hijab pulled off, UK police seek help on ‘racially motivated’ attack

Police say the two men approached the woman from behind and yanked down the headscarf she was wearing to cover her head and neck.

By: AP | London | Published:October 9, 2016 5:30 pm
United Kingdom racism, racism attack united kingdom, UK racism, muslim woman hijab, hijab, muslims UK, racially motivated crimes, headscarves, United Kingdom, UK News, world news It is common for Muslim women in London to wear headscarves for religious reasons.(Representational)

London police are asking for help finding two men who pulled off the headscarf of a Muslim woman in what is being called a racially-motivated attack. Police said Sunday the woman in her 20s was shocked and distressed after the Sept. 28 attack on a busy north London street. Police says she was not physically hurt.

Detective Ben Cousin said police will not tolerate “racially and religiously motivated crimes” and asked for help locating the two suspects.

Police say the two men, believed to be in their late 20s or early 30s, approached the woman from behind and yanked down the headscarf she was wearing to cover her head and neck.

It is common for Muslim women in London to wear headscarves for religious reasons.

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    IslamForFools
    Oct 9, 2016 at 2:13 pm
    Good
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      IslamForFools
      Oct 9, 2016 at 4:45 pm
      They are killing us under the truck tires , swords, 100 s at a time, what's the big deal if someone puller her filthy hijab. They deserve to be punished in more harsh way than just pulling their hijab
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        Rajeshwar, A.P.
        Oct 9, 2016 at 3:26 pm
        Suppose if all women on the globe decided to, or go insane and mad, be nude for a briefest period in any given day what all religions would preach? The fault in is not on the women but on the men who committed themselves in the name of God Fidel only to their wives and treat every woman in accordance with their faith.This is high time for every man, whoever he may be, be a fundamentalist, fanatic,powerful or powerless to understand that ,in the name of God women are ensured to be enslaved, and subservient to male Ego.
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          George Cruz
          Oct 9, 2016 at 4:47 pm
          The true facts are that the majority of the Muslims around the globe are illiterate, preached by the illiterate Mullahs the 7th century Islamic ideologies of Jihad/Sharia which don't make sense in the 21st century, not inclusive, not democratic, hate other religions, readily commit terror/killing based on the Islamic ideologies of Jihad and result is the rise of barbaric/brutal/in human terror groups like Al Qaeda, Taliban, ISIS, LeT, Hurriyat who kill millions of innocent people around the globe based on the holy book.
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            l s
            Oct 10, 2016 at 1:34 am
            Muslim women should stop wearing the burkha and headscarf.lt;br/gt;They should ask their men to wear lungis day-in and day-out, even for work. Then only the community will realise their wrong being committed on women.
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              Shivan
              Oct 9, 2016 at 5:04 pm
              Much ado about nothing. This woman should just junk the burqa and lead a normal life
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                Raj V
                Oct 9, 2016 at 10:19 pm
                I do not know, when Muslim women will live like normal women, shedding 7th century tradiitons and e out of slavery.
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