• Monday, May 23, 2022

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Acid regulation required in response to spate of attacks

Jabed doesn’t think the government is taking enough action or providing enough police.

By: Eastern Eye Staff

by Stephen Timms Labour MP for East Ham Last month, Jamel Muhktar and his cousin Resham Khan were sitting in a car in Newham on their way to celebrate Resham’s 21st birthday. A man leaned through the window and threw acid over them both, inflicting severe, life-changing injuries. A 24-year-old man has been charged over the attack. There was a wave of revulsion across the borough in east London and a vigil organised by Stand Up to Racism. Women, in particular, started to worry whether it was now safe to walk down the street. Last Monday night (17) I opened…

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