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Man arrested after filming Muslim schoolgirls in a grotesque racist video

Police have arrested a man accused of making a disturbing video in which he follows Muslim schoolgirls, making racially vulgar comments and calling for them to be sterilised.

The man, said to be in his 60s, was arrested Monday on suspicion of a racially aggravated public order offence and has been taken into custody for questioning over the video.

A spokeswoman for the Metropolitan police said:

“A man in his 60s has been arrested by police on suspicion of a racially aggravated public order offence. The arrest was made in connection with an incident which is believed to have taken place in Tower Hamlets”.

“A video was posted online which showed schoolgirls most of whom were wearing hijab head coverings. A male voice on the clip was heard providing abusive and offensive commentary” the statement added.

Other than making racially vulgar comments, the man said “I think what we might have to do is think of something like old doctor Mengele”, referring to Josef Mengele, a Nazi doctor who performed deadly experiments and horrific methods of sterilisation on prisoners.

According to the Metropolitan police and the mayor of Tower Hamlets, the schoolgirls were unaware they were being filmed.

In recent years, there has been a significant increase in anti-Muslim hate crime in the U.K. with 2017 having a record number of Islamophobic attacks.

There have been over 1,200 reports of Islamophobic incidents, a 26 percent surge from the previous year.

Islamophobic incidents have risen significantly due to a number of factors such as Brexit and the proliferation of far-right groups manipulating peoples’ misconceptions on immigration.

Source: www.islam21c.com

Notes:

[1] https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/crime/muslim-schoolgirl-video-bow-london-tower-hamlets-metropolitan-police-a8752111.html

[2] https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2018/jul/20/record-number-anti-muslim-attacks-reported-uk-2017

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  1. What do you expect from the so called civilised Brit? Native Brits must learn to respect and tolerate those who are different.

    British society is the home of institutional racism and British teachers are chicken racist. Muslim children need state funded Muslim schools with Muslim teachers as role models during their developmental periods. There is no place for a non-Muslim child or a teacher in a Muslim school. The problems of racism in the school system and wider society are permanent features of Western society and will become more entrenched and institutionalised. On this basis it is time to build a new kind of education, which can equip students with the necessary instrumental skills to participate in society; that does not prejudice experience of Muslim young people; and one that critically engages with the endemic racism present in British society. Developing an education from a Muslim critical perspective can be a part of mounting a significant challenge to the racism that lies at the heart of American/British society.

    The problems of racism in the school system and wider society are permanent features of Western society and will become more entrenched and institutionalised. On this basis it is time to build a new kind of education, which can equip students with the necessary instrumental skills to participate in society; that does not prejudice experience of Muslim young people; and one that critically engages with the endemic racism present in British society. Developing an education from a Muslim critical perspective can be a part of mounting a significant challenge to the racism that lies at the heart of British society.

    There is the increase alienation of the UK’s British Muslim population, through stigmatism and increasing inflammatory anti-immigrant/foreigner propaganda – which is doing more to marginalize than to integrate its citizens. A fact of life is that these are descendants of the former British Empire/Commonwealth on which the sun never set, many that have lived in the UK for generations, but have kept their religious beliefs, cultures and traditions, remaining largely within their own communities perhaps because the UK itself has its own highly stratified class system with little integration flexibility between its own ranks which has left its former colonies somewhat side-lined. The anti-Muslim drumbeat is relentless. In the wake of the “Trojan horse “onslaught against mainly Muslim state schools in Birmingham, which branded conservative religiosity “extremism”, politically directed Ofsted inspectors have now turned their attention to east London. Six Muslim schools in Tower Hamlets have been failed and a majority-Muslim state secondary school with good results has been put in special measures because of risks of “extremism”.

    Native Brits must learn to respect and tolerate those who are different. The needs and demands of the Muslim community are different from those of natives. Muslims are in Britain not to give up their cultural heritage. They must integrate in their new home country, learn new languages and apply for political representation — without forgetting their cultural heritage. It is important to learn Standard English, but their languages should not be neglected. They need Masajid and grave yards. Muslim children not only need halal meat or Eid Holidays but they need state funded Muslim schools with Muslim teachers as role models during their development period also. There is no place for a non-Muslim child or a teacher in a Muslim school. This is nothing to do with a Islamic Madrassa in Pakistan. The needs and demands of British Muslims are different from Muslims living in Pakistan.

    A Muslim is a citizen of this tiny global village. He/she does not want to become notoriously monolingual Brit. The whole world belongs to Muslims. He/she must learn and be well versed in Standard English to follow the National Curriculum and go for higher studies and research to serve humanity. At the same time, he/she must learn and be well versed in Arabic, Urdu and other community languages to keep in touch with their cultural heritage and enjoy the beauty of their literature and poetry. For a Muslim English is an economic language and Arabic is a religious while Urdu and other community languages are their social and emotional languages.
    IA
    http://www.londonschoolofislamics.org.uk

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