Exactly three weeks ago today, Hatun was viciously struck in the face by a man who did not like what she was saying about Islam. This assault occurred in broad daylight at her usual place at Speakers’ Corner in Hyde Park, London.
The reaction was swift and passionate. On the one hand, an outpouring of support replaced her shattered glasses 25(!) times over. But on the other hand, a slew of verbal abuse deluged her, most likely from the followers of Allah, one of whose 99 beautiful names is ironically “Al Wadoud (The Most Loving)”.