UK: No-go areas alleged in Leicester for Muslim women wearing a niqab

Muslim women who wear a full veil say there are no-go areas in Leicester which they feel frightened to visit – even in a car.

They claim they are subjected to abuse every day and that it is getting increasingly difficult to avoid such incidents in the city centre.

The revelations are contained in a new book by two criminology lecturers at the University of Leicester.

More than 100 Leicester-based Muslim women were interviewed over a 12-month period for the book, called Islamophobia, Victimisation and the Veil

The book was written by Dr Irene Zempi and Neil Chakraborti…