Country: United Kingdom
Date of incident: November 9, 2016
Category: Social Hostility / Intolerance
Attack against: Faith
Area of case: Islamist / Private
A family have been forced to flee their home under armed police guard amid fears for their safety after suffering what they say is eight years of persecution for converting from Islam to Christianity.
Nissar Hussain, a father-of-six was beaten up in an attack outside his Bradford home which left him with two broken bones over a year ago. Read about that and other previous attacks here
. Hussain left Islam in 1996 and has since faced aggressive behavior and even violence from members of the Muslim community in Bradford, where he lived.
On November 9, 2016 police provided an armed escort as the family collected their belongings from the house. The Hussains say police have told them there was a credible threat to their lives.
This is the second time the Hussains have had to move to flee harassment and assaults.