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).

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

— MissML (@Matilda)

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

— AidaaMM (@MissyInternational)

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

— petitecaja (@Carin)

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

— Intercult (@Intercult)

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

— jeanett3s (@Jeanette Pedersen)

classy #hijabuppropet

— supersnippy (@supersnippy♀)

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

— yamipanda (@Signe Rocklin)

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

— milenaaxklo (@Milena Axklo)

Big love to the Swedes! #hijabuppropet #StampOutIslamophobia

— JustJeylani (@Fatima J)

I'm supporting the #hijabuppropet

— AdamjawadJ (@A.J.)

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