Race and religious hate crimes soar following terrorist attacks


by REENA KUMAR ATTACKS against Muslims have become more aggressive and fear of being assaulted is spreading among some in the community following the series of terrorist attacks in the UK, according to campaigners, as Islamophobic crimes rose by 13 per cent in London in the last year. Imaan Atta, director of Tell Mama, which tackles attacks against Muslims, told Eastern Eye that the “base line” of anti-Muslim hate crime had gone up after the incidents in Westminster, Manchester and London Bridge. Last month’s attack in Finsbury Park, where one man was killed and eleven people were injured when a…

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