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Muslim student punched in face in broad daylight for ‘wearing a hijab’

| blog, L&B World, UK | November 30, 2015

The girl (not pictured) believes she was attacked because she was wearing a hijab (Picture: Getty)
The girl (not pictured) believes she was attacked because she was wearing a hijab (Picture: Getty)

A young Muslim woman was punched in the face in broad daylight as she walked through a city centre apparently because she was wearing a hijab.

Ms Choudhury, who only wishes to be referred to by her last name, was walking down New Street in Birmingham when someone in a grey hooded sweatshirt approached her and punched her in the face.

The attacked showed no interest in the 18-year-old’s belongings, which leads her to believe that she was punched for wearing a hijab.

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