Anti-Muslim Murder in Germany: a sad reminder of a disturbing trend

Last week in a German courtroom a pregnant Muslim woman was stabbed to death by a Russian man with a history of anti-Muslim hate crime.

This shocking incident has sparked outrage in the victim’s native Egypt and draws attention to the growth of anti-Muslim hate crime in Europe – a topic Human Rights First has closely followed and studied. To learn more, read our factsheet on violence against Muslims.

Read more about the murder of 32-year-old Marwa El Sherbiny – deemed the “headscarf martyr” – in a recent Guardian article.


Published on July 9, 2009


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