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Racism in schools on the rise since attacks in London and Manchester

Children attend a vigil outside Finsbury Park Mosque following a van attack on pedestrians last month.

By: Eastern Eye Staff

by Lauren Codling ‘More Muslim children abused since terror attack’ Children as young as nine are being branded terrorists following the spate of recent terror attacks across the UK, Childline has revealed. The 24-hour counselling service, offered to young children in need, reported that children saying that the “bullying has [intensified]” following the most recent atrocities. Muslim children said they endured name-calling from other children, who associate them with Daesh (Islamic State). One girl, 15, said “the boys in my class [call] me a ‘terrorist’ but my teachers do nothing about it.” There have been accusations of race-related violence, including…

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