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John Tomlin, 24, “handed himself into an east London police station and was arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm with intent,” the statement said.
Jameel Mukhtar, 37, was in a car with his cousin, Resham Khan. who was celebrating her 21st birthday, when they were sprayed with a corrosive substance
Police appealed for information about Tomlin’s whereabouts following the June 21 “Islamophobic” attack in which “both victims received life-changing injuries”.
In an emotional interview with broadcaster Channel 4, Mukhtar described the acid attack as an “Islamophobic hate-crime”.
“I believe it was something to do with Islamophobia or maybe he’s got it in for Muslims because of what’s been going on lately,” he said
Islamophobic attacks in the U.K. has skyrocketed following deadly terror attacks in recent weeks in Manchester and London, according to official figures.
Manifesto demanding change in Quran verses is 'Western version of ISIL' terrorists, says Turkish deputy premier
Issue over dress code started after new deputy principal arrived
Bissonnette feared Muslims would attack, kill his family
Head of Turkish parliament's Human Rights Committee also called Islamophobia a ‘threat to world peace’
Islamophobia in Europe and the U.S. is being used as a political project by right-wing politicians, says leading scholar
Mehmet Gormez, former head of Turkey’s Religious Affairs Directorate, also speaks at international conference
‘Islamophobia is no longer is restricted to where there are Muslim minorities’ says Salman Sayyid of the University of Leeds
Imam was attacked after he was on his way back home after leading night prayer at mosque
Mosque belonging to Muslim-Turkish association ATB firebombed in Hessen province
Racist graffiti, swastika symbol have been used to deface walls of Stockholm mosque
Islamophobic hate group had planted crosses on construction site for mosque in eastern Netherlands
Arrests came after women filmed themselves and their children spouting hate speech while breaking into mosque
Islamophobic group planted 23 crosses on mosque site on Saturday
1 day after threat by PYD/PKK sympathizers, Berlin mosque of Turkish community firebombed, latest in string of attacks
At least 950 Muslims and Muslim institutions were attacked in 2017, according to official figures