Umm Hidayah and her family suffered years of Islamophobic abuse from their neighbours. She was left horrified after becoming a victim of hate crime in her own home.
Her story sheds light on the real-life consequences of media and political discourse that dehumanises Muslims.
‘If it hadn’t been for the IRU at MEND, I would not be safe right now’ said Umm Hidayah after we helped make sure she was protected.
Umm Hidayah’s neighbour was convicted of religiously aggravated harassment and given a suspended sentence.