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Women In Sweden Wear Headscarves After Muslim Woman Is Assaulted

Many posted pictures of themselves in headscarves using the hashtag #hijabuppropet (hijab outcry) after a Muslim woman was the victim of an alleged hate crime.

1. Women of various faiths in Sweden and other countries wore headscarves to show solidarity for a Muslim woman who was allegedly attacked for wearing a hijab in Sweden.

The attacker reportedly tore off the pregnant woman’s hijab and hit her head against a car. The victim’s friends told local media that the assailant also shouted racist insults at her.

The victim told the police she believes it was a faith-based hate crime.

3. Several women started campaigning against the attack using the hashtag #hijabuppropet (hijab outcry).


HashashinTag

@HashashinTag

Check out the #hijabuppropet hashtag - Swedish men & women wearing hijab in solidarity for attacked pregnant woman

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Assem Libya

@libyaamazigh101

On her way to work, one of many Swedish women who wore Hijab today in solidarity with Muslim women #hijabuppropet

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Moi idag! Fellow sisters, united we stand! #hijabuppropet #HijabPict

— Matilda (@MissML)

Matilda

@MissML

Moi idag! Fellow sisters, united we stand! #hijabuppropet #HijabPict

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It's not about religion, it's about showin support 2 our sisters worldwide wearing hijab #sisterhood #hijabuppropet

— MissyInternational (@AidaaMM)

MissyInternational

@AidaaMM

It’s not about religion, it’s about showin support 2 our sisters worldwide wearing hijab #sisterhood #hijabuppropet

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In support of Muslim women in Sweden I wear hijab today. Crappy shot but this how I look today. #hijabuppropet

— Carin (@petitecaja)

Carin

@petitecaja

In support of Muslim women in Sweden I wear hijab today. Crappy shot but this how I look today. #hijabuppropet

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Spent the day wearing Hijab supporting #hijabuppropet Protesting against increased violence towards muslim women!

— Intercult (@Intercult)

Intercult

@Intercult

Spent the day wearing Hijab supporting #hijabuppropet Protesting against increased violence towards muslim women!

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En #kvinde b�f8r kunne kl�e6de sig, som hun vil! B�e5de med og uden #t�f8rkl�e6de! #S�f8ster #solidaritet #hijab #hijabuppropet

— Jeanette Pedersen (@jeanett3s)

Jeanette Pedersen

@jeanett3s

En #kvinde b�f8r kunne kl�e6de sig, som hun vil! B�e5de med og uden #t�f8rkl�e6de! #S�f8ster #solidaritet #hijab #hijabuppropet

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classy #hijabuppropet

— supersnippy♀ (@supersnippy)

supersnippy♀

@supersnippy

classy #hijabuppropet

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I wear a hijab now. Hijabs are cool. #hijabuppropet

— Signe Rocklin (@yamipanda)

Signe Rocklin

@yamipanda

I wear a hijab now. Hijabs are cool. #hijabuppropet

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�d6ver mig inf�f6r #hijabuppropet. Sv�e5rt �e4r vad det �e4r!

— Milena Axklo (@milenaaxklo)

Milena Axklo

@milenaaxklo

�d6ver mig inf�f6r #hijabuppropet. Sv�e5rt �e4r vad det �e4r!

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Big love to the Swedes! #hijabuppropet #StampOutIslamophobia

— Fatima J (@JustJeylani)

Fatima J

@JustJeylani

Big love to the Swedes! #hijabuppropet #StampOutIslamophobia

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I'm supporting the #hijabuppropet

— A.J. (@AdamjawadJ)

A.J.

@AdamjawadJ

I’m supporting the #hijabuppropet

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Tasneem Nashrulla is a reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.
 
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