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Index – Abroad – A Christian activist is attacked in London during a public debate

A woman wearing a Charlie Hebdo shirt in London, who suffered minor, non-life-threatening head injuries, according to MTI, was attacked with a knife.

Authorities have not yet commented on the identity of the 39-year-old woman, but reports on social media and the YouTube video-sharing site say she is a Christian activist, Hatton Tash, who is the director of a religious organization called Protect Christ. , Critique of Islam (DCCI).

The attack took place on Sunday afternoon in the Speakers’ Corner section of Hyde Park in London, traditionally known as the Free Trade Continuity. In recent years, Islamic extremists have come to the fore more and more in public debates.

The offender fled the scene, and the police found the knife at the scene.

Khatun Tash has been subjected to many similar attacks in the past.

The video uploaded to YouTube shows a masked man in black approaching the woman, stabbing her several times and then fleeing the scene. The woman wore a T-shirt emblazoned with the slogan of the French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo, which even bore the inscription L’amour plus fort que la haine (Love is stronger than hate).

On January 7, 2015, two French jihadists stormed the editorial office of the satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo in Paris, killing 12 people and wounding 11 others. The paper became a target for extremists due to, among other things, fictitious drawings of the Prophet Muhammad.

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