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Lessons from the attack on asylum seeker Reker Ahmed

Posted on April 12th, by Charlotte Davies in Politics & Society. 9 comments

Strident condemnation doesn’t explain how the horrific attack on Reker Ahmed was possible

On Friday 31st March, Reker Ahmed, a seventeen year old Kurdish-Iranian unaccompanied minor seeking refuge in the UK, was set upon by a group of up to thirty people between fifteen and twenty-five years of age. The attack happened on Croydon’s Shrublands estate. Reker was lucky to survive the attack but suffered a fractured … Read More »