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Muslim Woman Defends Jewish Family

"As a mother of two, it really did disturb me, and also as a practicing Muslim, for me to see that." Meet Asma Shuweikh, who stood up and defended a father and his young sons against anti-Semitic abuse on the London Underground.

Her faith is what drives her to speak out against injustice

Asma Shuweikh, a Muslim woman, was filmed defending a Jewish father and his young children from the anti-Semitic abuse they were receiving from another passenger on a London train. The video quickly went viral all over the world. Across social media, Shuweikh was heralded as a hero.

He saw this Jewish family and as he saw them, he rushed to them. And when he rushed towards them, he pointed at them and said to them, "Are you a Jew?" And as he replied to him, "Yes," that's when he started to slur all these anti-Semitic comments towards him. Someone did stand up to him, but he wasn't taking it. I thought if I tried to calm him down, maybe he might stop what he's doing. And plus, he was talking towards the children as well. It wasn't just the man himself. He was actually looking at the children and showing them, this is what it says here, "You are imposters. You are not the real Jews. You don't…" I felt really sorry for the children. As a mother of two, it really did disturb me, and also as a practicing Muslim, for me to see that, because obviously we've been subjected to racial hatred and Islamophobia, all this stuff. So, I mean, it just took me back to when I was subjected to that kind of cruelty and that kind of abuse, really,” Asma Shuweikh tells Brut.

Asma revealed she had been subjected herself to racist abuse in the past, recounting an incident in which a motorist had thrown jellybeans at her face. But, while no one stuck up for her then, she still found the inner strength to come to this family’s defense. A 35-year-old man from Hillingdon, who has not been named by police, was arrested in Birmingham on Saturday on suspicion of a racially aggravated public order offence and later bailed. His bail is subject to conditions and he is due to return to police custody on 21 December.

Brut.

11/27/2019 9:22 PMupdated: 12/02/2019 4:42 PM
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658 comments

  • Matt M.
    2 days

    Her religion persecuted all religions but Muslim. KILLS them for converting to Christianity. Kills homosexuals. Beheads and beat women. They promote it in sharia law.

  • Rick M.
    2 days

    He is telling the the truth they are fake Jews

  • Michael P.
    2 days

    But we’re did the man lie at?

  • Brandon H.
    2 days

    These types of extremists need the crap beat out of them. They have gotten too comfortable in polite society!

  • Ashton S.
    3 days

    The man was wrong but at the same time to label this as an attack is dumb and im sorry this looks to me as a fake story a Muslim woman defending a jewish man literally there enemies muslims are taught to convert or kill this is just to much its staged

  • David R.
    3 days

    Don't worry about asteroids, global warming and all other possible doomsday possibilities. We humas are so stupid that we will be the culprits of our own demise!!!! Cheers!!!!!

  • Matt D.
    3 days

    Wtf was this guy talking about every race/religion funded some kind of slave trade at some point in history. Your defending something you have zero creditation for let it go buddy

  • Latres D.
    3 days

    Why do black people feel like everyone owes them something. Yall are not the only culture that has gone through things. But you are the only culture that crys about it all the time. And yall are the BIGGEST hypocrites.

  • Francis M.
    4 days

    That brothers not lying they are not the real Jews. Judah was a black man christ was a black man every one in the Bible is black except Esau white Jews are converts thru religion. They funded our slave trade and got rich off of it. Then they made a fake Israeli state where they have gay parades fool that’s a abomination to god they are impostors and Ishmael the Arab bloodline is not the chosen by god salvation is thru Abraham issac and Jacob who’s name was later changed to Israel. Christ is a black man in the Bible woolly white hair head and face feet of burnt brass.

  • Alvin C.
    4 days

    Crabs in a bucket. Live long enough to see yourself become the villain.

  • Steph G.
    4 days

    Kinda weird that someone would walk up to a random person and do this. Very interesting how this all happened.

  • Michael R.
    4 days

    Hey dude unless your name is ancestry.com how about you shut the f****** about heritage.

  • Justin M.
    4 days

    HE'S TELLING THE TRUTH

  • Clarence K.
    4 days

    Muslims enslaved people of dark skin to

  • AJ D.
    4 days

    his delivery was wrong but his point and message were not....his point was lost in his intent...it wasnt intended to teach it was intended to berate and belittle which is all wrong....but still hes right they are imposters

  • Cortez W.
    4 days

    He wasn’t lying they are imposters blacks are the original hebrews

  • Ross H.
    4 days

    That guy is lost !!! Has no idea what he is talking about.

  • Justin J.
    4 days

    Another Black Hebrew Israelite misinterpreting scripture...

  • Keenan D.
    4 days

    Its better him sayin they not the real jews instead tellin a whole ppl that their not hueman

  • Keenan D.
    4 days

    So yall shame him cuz he did wat has been done to him...shame the ppl who started the cycle he is a product of his environment