Woman in hijab hailed as hero for stopping anti-Semitic abuse

Woman in hijab hailed as hero for stopping anti-Semitic abuse”

Twitter users hailed Mrs Shuweikh a "hero".

"We are certain that without her intervention and distraction, he would have continued his abuse which could have escalated to physical violence", he said in a statement.

"Being a mother of two, I know what it's like to be in that situation and I would want someone to help if I was in that situation". She then created an account to see the reaction, and has been "overwhelmed" by the response. She was very calm and police and spoke out to defend the Jewish family, what a credit to her religion'.

Mr Atkins told "The father was very cool and dealt with it very well, but his poor children were clearly upset".

The father, who has not been named, added: "I was confused".

Others joined within the reward, pronouncing: 'Gross, but originate of gorgeous that the Muslim lady used to be the one who stepped in'.

"I would have loved more people to come up and say something, because if everyone did, I do not think it would have escalated in the way that it did", she said.

The police are now investigating the incident.

Atkins confirmed to CNN that he had filmed the video.

He would possibly per chance well additionally be heard pronouncing phrases at the side of references to the "synagogue of Devil" and discovering out "I will originate them advance and treasure before your toes".

Nonetheless the opposite passenger thrusts the book extra in entrance of the boy and continues to keep in touch aloud.

It was then that Shuweikh intervened. "I've lived in London for 20 years and you're used to people ranting on the Tube - it was only after a minute I realized, 'hang on this is really, really anti-Semitic'". I'm now not no Christian pastor. "These people are impostors, they're trying to claim our heritage", he said. Enact you care about your folks?'

'I would like to meet Asma in person to thank her.

Nonetheless the person cuts her off and says: 'No, it isn't my belief.

Chris Atkins, who filmed the incident, called the Muslim women "incredibly brave".

"It was the children that really got me and everyone else, he was just screaming at these children". It was horrific in every sense.

"He... said in the Bible [that] Jews killed Jesus and they are all slave masters".

'Or now not it is miles the originate of stuff you gape on Twitter plenty, but to listen to any individual surely disclose it unashamedly used to be gorgeous'.

"As soon as I stopped filming I switched seats with the boy".

"When he started talking to the child I thought, "no, I have to say something".

'It was horrific but it was also quite heartening to see Londoners of all creeds and colours taking him to task'.

Mrs Shuweikh said she got off the Tube after two stops and did not realise the video was going viral until a friend texted her to say she had seen her on Twitter.

The video shows a man directing his anti-Semitic abuse at the family and gesturing at the family, who are wearing Jewish skullcaps. Fair play to other passengers who stood up to him. Whenever you recognise the fellow please document to ⁦@metpoliceuk'.

The man has since been arrested by the British Transport Police (BTP). "It's lovely to see communities can come together and put aside our differences", she said.

"Enquiries are being made in relation to this footage".

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