Gardai investigating an attack on a young woman in Dundrum in Dublin say they do not believe it was racially motivated and are not investigating it as a ‘hate crime’. The victim, who has just completed her Leaving Certificate, made a complaint to gardaí detailing the assault and alleging the attackers had pulled off the hijab she was wearing. In light of the attack – there have been calls on government to implement hate crime legislation, Ciara talked to Dr Ali Selim from the Islamic Cultural Centre of Ireland and heard from listeners.
Attack on young woman not a 'hate crime' according to Gardai
Gardai investigating an attack on a young woman in Dundrum in Dublin say they do not believe it w...
15.18 21 Aug 2019
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