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Islamophobia: Harassed by my Neighbours
Ali* approached us after a year of abuse from his neighbour: racist slurs painted on his fence; faeces being thrown onto his lawn; having his car windows smashed. He had taken up this incidence with the council, the housing association, and the police over the months, to little success. We helped Ali work through the paperwork, came up with a strategy, advised him timelines the police keep to for investigations and complaints, and helped to draft letters to the police. We continue to provide ongoing support to this case. Following up on discrimination and hate crime is a slow and difficult task involving...
Muslim Teacher Unfairly Dismissed
A Muslim teacher, Abdullah, was unfairly dismissed from his role because he was falsely accused of introducing gender segregation in the classrooms. The Islamophobia Response Unit (IRU) supported him and helped him take the case to an employment tribunal. We helped prove the allegations were wholly incorrect and we were able to secure £5,000 as a settlement.
Muslim Family Suffered Years of Abuse
Umm Hidayah and her family suffered years of Islamophobic abuse from their neighbours.
Her story sheds light on the real-life consequences of media and political discourse that dehumanises Muslims.