This investigation was prompted by a video posted on You Tube on the weekend (19 to 20 January), which showed a group calling an unknown male a ‘bloody fag’. The video is prefaced by a logo saying ‘Islam will take over the world.’
When asked why they were harassing him, the group is seen to state ‘Cause you’re walking through a Muslim area dressed like a fag! You need to get out of here!’
It seems a small group of males in the London borough of Tower Hamlets is involved. They have been targeting women too. In response the Metropolitan Police have increased their presence in the area and arrested five people.
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