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Disrespectful White man spits on Muslim student on Hijab in London bus

20 year old Muslim student, Iqra Mohamed said she was a victim of islamophobic abuse while on the 43 bus in Islington London.

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White man spat on black woman in hijab while others laughed

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20 year old Muslim student, Iqra Mohamed said she was a victim of islamophobic abuse while on the 43 bus in Islington London.

Iqra who is from Finsbury Park said the white man spat on her and kept cussing her out because she was on her Hijab. The other passengers on the bus looked away without interfering until her friend boarded the bus at a later stop and confronted the man.

She shared her ordeal on Twitter: “a white man spat at me in a buss of people and kept on cussing me out cause of my Hijaab while people smiled a laughed along.”

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Iqra described the man as having a long hair and slurred speech. She reported to Standard News:” I was with a friend when we heard a man chuntering away at the back of the bus. When my friend got off I got up to go with her and his voice became louder.”

“I knew he was talking about me when I turned around and he said ‘she got the cheek to look at me’.”

She further explained that after saying goodbye to her friend, the man moved to another seat, calling her a racist and a terrorist.

He started to go crazy. He said people like me were coming into this country and taking all the jobs.”

What really made the Muslim student unhappy was how no one spoke up for her or wanted to have anything to do with the matter.

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She made a complaint to the British Transport Police (BPT) who are still investigating the matter.

Steve Burton, Transport for London’s director of enforcement and on-street operations said: “we do not tolerate racist behavior of any kind on our bus network and we will work with the police to investigate the incident.

Crime on London’s transport network has fallen for the last nine years an alltime low and we continue to work hard to ensure that all our customers are able to travel with confidence.”

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