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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.

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