London imam seriously injured in Islamophobic attack

London imam seriously injured in Islamophobic attack

One of the imams of the London’s Central Mosque is in serious condition in hospital following a brutal attack by a white man of Irish origin, the Muslim News has exclusively learnt.

A police spokesman told The Muslim News that a 40-year old man had been arrested and charged with grievous bodily harm and assault. The spokesman said that he was not charged with a racially aggravated offence, but the Director General of the mosque, Dr Ahmad Al-Dubayan, had no doubts that the attack was religiously motivated in the current atmosphere of growing hostility against Muslims.

“This was an Islamophobic attack,” Dr Al-Dubayan told The Muslim News. He accused the media of creating “an atmosphere of Islamophobia” that led to this and other attacks on mosques.

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see also http://www.thisislondon.co.uk/news/article-23408149-details/Imam+seriously+injured+in+bloody+attack+at+Regent’s+Park+mosque/article.do


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