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Hate crimes against Muslims up by 65% in London

BBC

Hate crime against Muslims in London has risen by 65% over the last 12 months, Metropolitan Police figures show.

Islamophobic hate crime offences have increased from 344 to 570 in the last year, with many attacks targeting women wearing traditional Islamic clothing.

Asian Network’s Shabnam Mahmood has been speaking to a mother-of-two who has been a victim of abuse.

(Video can be watched by clicking on BBC link at the top)

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