I dont like seeing people getting ganged up on Woman who stood

first_img Source: TwitterAccording to the BBC’s report, the EDL has claimed a minute’s silence they were holding for terror attack victims at their event was interrupted.“I wasn’t scared in the slightest,” Khan told the Mail.I stay pretty calm in these situations. I knew they were trying to provoke me, but I wasn’t going to be provoked.She added:I have lost my anonymity because of the picture, but on balance it was worth it. Source: PA Wire/PA ImagesSpeaking to her local paper the Birmingham Mail, she said:Nothing was really happening until a woman in a headscarf started shouting ‘racist’. I waited two or three minutes and but the police did nothing, so I decided to go and try and get her out of there. Short URL 39,959 Views 134 Comments Share1344 Tweet Email Monday 10 Apr 2017, 7:53 AM By Daragh Brophy About 20 to 25 EDL people ran over and surrounded her. She looked absolutely terrified. I still hung back and waited for the police to sort it out. It all happened very quickly. She left, but then I was identified as anti-fascist. The group turned on me. ‘I don’t like seeing people getting ganged up on’: Woman who stood up to far-right EDL protesters Saffiyah Khan said she intervened after she saw another woman being surrounded by a large group of men. Apr 10th 2017, 7:53 AM THIS IMAGE OF a Birmingham woman standing up to a protester from the right-wing English Defence League has been going viral in recent days.Saffiyah Khan said she intervened after she saw another woman being surrounded by a large group of men at the rally, which took place on Saturday.The young woman told the BBC that she had not been part of the organised counter-protest and had been “quite surprised” at the response to the photo.“I don’t like seeing people getting ganged up on in my town,” she told the broadcaster. Saturday’s protest. Source: PA Wire/PA ImagesA photo of the scene between Khan and the EDL member, by Press Association photographer Joe Giddens, has been shared thousands of times since Saturday.Read: ‘Serious mistake’: Le Pen under fire after saying French state did not round up Jews during WW2 >Read: Bus Éireann strike: ‘All sides committed to conclusion in next 24 hours’ > http://jrnl.ie/3332421 Tweet thisShare on FacebookEmail this articlelast_img

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