Islamophobia watch: Jewish man beaten in Berlin for wearing kippah

A young man reported being attacked in the east of the capital in Tuesday evening by a group of three men who spotted his religious skullcap.

The attack happened at around 9.30pm in the Alt-Treptow neighbourhood, police report.

According to the 21-year-old victim, three men of Arabic appearance reacted to his kippah – a religious cap worn by Jewish men – and then started to insult him.

The men then went on to kick and punch him before running away from the scene.

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