By Asia Samachr Team | UK |
Within a month, a young Sikh girl has gone from being called a ‘terrorist’ and being called ‘dangerous’ while playing in the park to getting the support of two Arsenal stars in the face of the racist abuse she suffered.
Arsenal players Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and David Luiz came forward to show their support to 10-year old Munsimar Kaur,a young fan of the UK football club.
The shocking abuse of 10-year-old Munsimar Kaur came to light last month when her father Gurpreet Singh uploaded a clip onto social media, reports The Mirror.
In the brave video, Munsimar tells her story of the shocking racist abuse she suffered during two different trips to the park. The youngster claims she asked to join in with some older teenagers, only to be told “no, because you are a terrorist”.
Her dad Gurpreet Singh, tweeted at @SikhDad on 9 Aug 2019: “My eldest daughter Munsimar Kaur, aged 10, tells her own true story. Today it was my child tomorrow it could be yours. #sikh”
He posted a series of images of the visit, with the youngster posing in an Arsenal kit alongside Aubameyang, Luiz, Hetor Bellerin and Rob Holding.
Singh posted: “You are a 10-year-old girl who wanted to have fun with your friends in a park. You are not a terrorist.
“After seeing your video, I wanted to show you how much I admire your bravery and I will stand next to you saying no to racism.”
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