Anti-Muslim incidents including attacks on women and hateful graffiti have flared up across Britain and France in the week since Islamist militants killed 130 people in Paris.
New Delhi: In the aftermath of Paris terror attacks, the United Kingdom has witnessed 300 per cent rise in hate crime cases against Muslims living there.
Anti-Muslim hate crime has risen by 300 percent in the UK and the majority of the victims are women and girls; the perpetrators are mainly white men and teenage boys and the terrorist attack in Paris has been cited by a new report as a reason for the increase.
Paris attacks: Women targeted as hate crime against British Muslims soars following terrorist atrocity
Figures show 115 Islamophobic attacks in the week following the Paris killings, a spike of more than 300%
The mother and daughter say the bullying has intensified following the terror attacks in Paris.
A group of Muslims in Rotherham, a town at the center of a historical child sex abuse scandal, are formally boycotting South Yorkshire Police over claims the force has not done enough to prevent Islamophobic behaviour in the area.
Muslim Council of Britain expresses concern at figures showing anti-Muslim attacks in London increased by 70% in year up to July
‘There is a perception in the minds of many ordinary people that all Muslims are now potential child abusers,’ say the Muslim Community of Rotherham
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