Watch: Coffee place refuses to serve man insulting woman in Niqab

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, IndiaUpdated: May 16, 2018, 09:48 PM IST
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A video footage of a man insulting a Muslim woman wearing Niqab in California coffee shop has gone viral on social media recently.

The video is recorded by the woman herself and has been seen by at least 1.6 million times on Twitter.

In video woman name Kathleen Amina Deady was asked by a man standing next to her in line "Is this Halloween or something?" to which Deady responds asked why he would say that. The unidentified man answers her that "because I want to". 

He then continues saying that he knows she is Muslim and that he does not "like" her religion.

"It says to kill me and I don't want to be killed by you, how's that?",he then asks.

The man and Deady then engage in back and forth during which she draws a comparison between the Bible and The Quran after which the man refuses to respond to her. She also tells him that he is aware that he committing hate speech. 

After the comments, the supervisor  refuses to serve the man  as he says that he is "disrupting public place and being very racist."

An off-camera male voice can also be heard yelling at the man and asking him to leave the place.

The footage went viral on social media and has gathered support from people around the world.

The video was posted on Twitter on May 12 by a journalist name CJ Werleman.