21 Sep 2022

Violence between Hindu and Muslim men as women in Leicester calm tensions

Communities Editor

Residents of Leicester have been left shocked by violent encounters between groups of largely young men on the city streets in the past few days.

While Hindu and Muslim religious leaders have spoken out in public condemnation, some women say they’ve been kept out of the debate over community tensions.

Our home affairs correspondent Darshna Soni spoke to some of them, including a mother whose son was attacked and stabbed in clashes over recent months.