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UK police have apologized and paid £10,000 in damages to a Christian evangelist who disputed their multiple arrests in 2020.
The London Metropolitan Police admitted they fell “below standards” in a recent letter to Hatun Tash, 40, who was wrongly arrested twice while preaching at Speakers’ Corner in Hyde Park, according to a Friday announcement from the Christian Legal Center.
“I would like to take this opportunity to apologize for the distress you have suffered as a result of these incidents,” wrote Andy O’Donnell, Civil Actions Unit of the Metropolitan Police Professional Standards Directorate.
“I hope that the resolution of this claim and this acknowledgment of the impact of what happened will allow them to put these incidents behind them,” O’Donnell added.
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The London Metropolitan Police admitted they fell “below standards” in a recent letter to Hatun Tash, 40, who was wrongly arrested twice while preaching at Speakers’ Corner in Hyde Park.
Tash, who belongs to a group called Defend Christ Critique Islam (DCCI), often spoke in the park and sometimes drew backlash for publicly discussing Islam and the Koran, including one incident in which he was reportedly Islamic extremists stabbed her in the face.
When Ella Tash approached the police, she was repeatedly arrested and charged with breaking the peace or some similar offence, according to The Times of London.
She tash herself took legal action against Scotland Yard after being held in custody for 24 hours before being released without charge. It was “very clear” that she should not have been arrested at all and that her detention was illegal, according to her legal team.
“The police should have protected their freedom of expression by bringing more officers to Speakers’ Corner to facilitate their rights,” his legal team said in a statement.
Andrea Williams, who serves as executive director of the Christian Legal Center, praised the London police move. “This payment to Hatun is a rare admission by the police that they were wrong,” she said in a statement.
“Hatun is a fearless and passionate woman who loves Jesus and who has love and compassion for people of all backgrounds with whom she debates and wants to reach with the gospel, which has transformed her life,” he added.