A Muslim mob stripped a year-old Christian woman and paraded her naked on the streets in an attack last week in which seven Christian homes were ransacked and torched in a province south of the Egyptian capital. Police have arrested six men suspected of taking part in the violence and are looking for 12 more, the security officials said, speaking on condition of anonymity because they were not authorised to speak to the media. The incident, intensely publicised since Wednesday night, has unleashed a flurry of condemnations on social media networks where users accused ultra-conservative Salafi Muslims of being behind the violence. Extramarital affairs or sex between unmarried couples are taboo among both Muslims and Christians in Egypt. Such incidents often attract violent reactions in rural areas, where questions of honour can lead to deadly family feuds that endure for years or result in ostracising of the perpetrators. Christian men cannot marry Muslim women in Egypt unless they convert to Islam first, but Muslim men can marry Christian women.
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The disturbing footage, from a group calling themselves Muslim Patrol, shows the gang abusing the man who was walking by himself in Whitechapel, East London. Officers from Scotland Yard, who are investigating a string of incidents in East London where members of the public were harrassed, have appealed for the man in the video to contact them. The gang uploaded another video called "The Truth About Saturday Night", in which white women were called "naked animals with no self-respect". In the latest video, hooded thugs shout at the man, who appears to be wearing make-up, before one tells him: "Mate, don't you know this is a Muslim area. What's wrong with your face? Another then shouts: "This is a Muslim area get out of here. Get out here you b f
Nusrat Jahan Rafi was a young woman who attended a madrassa in the rural town of Feni in Bangladesh. In late March of this year, she attended the local police station to report a crime. Nusrat alleged that the headmaster at her madrassa had called her into his office several days before and sexually assaulted her. After the assault, Nusrat told her family what had happened and decided to make a report to the police, no doubt trusting that they would treat her with some decency. The officer who took her statement did no such thing. She was soon receiving threats from students at the madrassa as well as other people in the community. Influential local politicians expressed their support for the headmaster and crowds gathered in the streets of Feni demanding his release. Defiant, Nusrat insisted on going into the madrassa to sit her exams, but while there she was tricked into going up onto the roof of the building with a fellow female student. She was then set upon by a group of people who tried to persuade her to withdraw her allegations.
By Alisha Buaya For Mailonline. A thug has viciously punched a mother to the ground during a heated row. The incident is thought to have erupted after issues with youths playing football in the street, causing damage to the car and window. Images show the woman walking in front of a silver car, moments later inn the melee a thug can be seen punching the mother, who is in her 40s. The woman lands face down on the ground, where she is left until one of her sons is able to help her. Police has confirmed officers were called to reports of an 'altercation involving a number of people in the street'. They reported that 'during the incident, a group of youths had caused damage to a car and the window of a property, before a woman in her 40's was assaulted by a male'. Video shows the thug knocking down the mother to the ground. He and the other males can also seen wielding scaffolding poles. Another of the males can be seen walking around the woman as she lays face down on the ground.