A Muslim woman from Leicester who does not want to be identified tells Peter Bearne how she was spat in the face by a man as she was walking in Highfields.
Police say they've seen a rise in hate crimes and prejudice against British Muslims after the death of the British soldier, drummer Lee Rigby.
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