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  • arrow_drop_down Cardiff, 08 July 2017 - Physical assault, Verbal abuse / insults

    A drunk woman hurled racist abuse at a staff member in a takeaway and left a customer needing stitches after attacking her with a bottle.

    The court heard the incident occurred around 10pm on Saturday, July 8, at the City Pizza takeaway in City Road in Cardiff.

    John Warren, prosecuting, said the defendant went into the takeaway drinking beer and put down a carrier bag containing eight more bottles.

    He told the court Saman Salim, who was working behind the counter, noticed the bag was leaking and put it outside, where Bisgrove had gone to sit on the pavement.

    Prosecutors said the defendant came back inside and said: “Why are you putting my drinks outside you Paki? I’m going to f***ing knock you out you Muslim c***.”

    The court heard Mr Salim asked her to leave but she continued to be abusive, telling him: “I’ll knock you out with one punch.”

    Prosecutors said they noticed the defendant was “kicking off”, throwing takeaway business cards on the floor and being abusive towards staff.

    The court heard she pushed Mrs Stephanakis and said: “Get out of the f***ing way.”

    Mr Warren said the victim replied “It’s excuse me” and Bisgrove shouted “F*** you, you f***ing c***”, before pushing her in the chest and hitting her on the head with a broken glass bottle.

    The prosecutor said: “She felt blood flowing down her face.”

    The court heard Mrs Stephanakis became disorientated and needed three stitches to the wound on her face.

    Source: http://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/wales-news/woman-hurled-racist-abuse-takeaway-13577825.

    Did anyone speak up or offer support?

    The court heard Mr Stephanakis stepped in front of his wife to protect her and the defendant hit him on the shoulder with the broken bottle.

    Prosecutors said he took her to the floor and disarmed her but she still wanted to continue the attack.

    Mr Warren added: “Both he and his wife were traumatised and in shock.”

  • arrow_drop_down Leicester, 04 September 2017 - Verbal abuse / insults

    A woman was caught on camera screaming vile, racist abuse at two horrified taxi drivers who were parked in a city centre street.

    One taxi driver recorded her shocking tirade of abuse as she screamed for them to "go back to their own country".

    The clip, filmed in Leicester, begins with the woman, wearing a dress and swinging a handbag, screaming: "You are lucky. You are in our country."

    After the taxi driver asks her why she thinks they are not already in their own country, the woman aggressively hurls yet more abuse towards the men.

    She shouts: "You shouldn't be here. Why are you not in your own f*****g country and f*****g breed.

    "Why are you causing all this trouble. You all do it. You're all racist. Stay in your own country."

    Manny Hayre, who posted the video online, said his cousin, one of the taxi drivers, was very upset by the abuse he received on Monday.

    Source: http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/woman-screams-vile-racist-abuse-11123320.

    Did anyone speak up or offer support?

    After aiming her vitriolic abuse towards the cab drivers she then turns on a passer-by who attempts to confront her about her sickening views, reports the Leicester Mercury .

    She then begins repeatedly swearing and calling the man a "dirty tramp".

  • arrow_drop_down Ayr, 24 July 2017 - Physical assault, Verbal abuse / insults

    A racist showered a takeaway owner with vile abuse – because he didn’t have the food he was looking for.

    James Boyle, 51, admitted racially abusing a worker at the Shere Punjab kebab shop on Ayr’s Main Street on July 24.

    The vile lout also spat at Paramjit Singh, and tried to punch him during his tirade.

    Source: http://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/news/local-news/ayr-racist-showered-takeaway-worker-11092581.

    Did anyone speak up or offer support?

    Not specified.

  • arrow_drop_down Saint Helens, 31 August 2017 - Physical assault, Verbal abuse / insults

    A woman punched and bit a mum in a racist attack while her victim’s four-year-old son watched on in horror.

    Michaela Grellnethove was confronted by Victoria Davies and a 15-year-old girl when walking her child to school.

    Liverpool Crown Court heard Davies, 35, called her Slovakian next-door neighbour “a f***ing foreigner” and a “rat”.

    The girl pulled the victim’s hair, pushed her over then kicked and stamped on her, while Davies repeatedly punched her.

    The crying boy screamed as Davies yelled at his mum: “I will f***ing kill you – I will do this every time I see you.”

    She called Miss Grellnethov “a f***ing foreigner” and claimed her boyfriend, Adrian Tomcik, earlier attacked her mum Pauline.

    Shortly after the attack – caught on CCTV – Tomcik arrived and assaulted Pauline Davies. Police then arrested him, Davies and the teenager.

    Ms Grellnethove was treated for lumps to her head, sore ribs, grazed knees and bruising to her hand from the bite.

    Miss Grellnethov told the court she felt “terrorised” and her traumatised son still talked about the attack.

    The mum-of-two said her family had since moved home and she quit her job in the area out of fear.

    Source: http://www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/news/liverpool-news/woman-punched-bit-mum-during-13556282.

    Did anyone speak up or offer support?

    Two passing paramedics rushed to the victim’s aid, but not before Davies had sunk her teeth into her left hand.

  • arrow_drop_down Edinburgh, 06 September 2017 - Verbal abuse / insults

    It was around 3.40 pm I was driving towards the Corstorphine roundabout in Edinburgh. I was returning from a long day at college. There was a lot of traffic on the way back home and I was in my lane. I noticed a white van coming onto my car, into my lane without indicating and I horned to warn him and make aware of what he was doing. It was a white middle aged man and his car registration (which I memorised till I got home) is **** ***. The man looked at me and began shouting and swearing. Amongst all this shouting I heard him very clearly shout out at me "Fuck your colour". I panicked so badly thinking he was going to hit my car but I remained calm. I already suffer badly from mental health problems. This experience has definitely made my health problems worst. I'm a young Muslim women that wears the hijab and this guy is definitely racist and hostile towards people that look different. It is evident from his words and behaviour.

    Did anyone speak up or offer support?

    No one but it was on a busy intersection.

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