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Photo Essay: Hate speech in a multicultural society

A restaurant displays flags of the countries that accept halal foods on the “Islam Street” in Itaewon. (Seoul, South Korea, 2018)

Pedestrians walk in front of the mosque on the “Islam Street” in Itaewon. (Seoul, South Korea, 2018)

A signpost of a subway station called “Itaewon,” a shopping and a nightlife district where the “Islam Street” and transgender bars are located. (Seoul, South Korea, 2018)

A woman walks past an Egyptian restaurant in Itaewon. (Seoul, South Korea, 2018)

A shop displays the Shahada both in Korean and English on the “Islam Street” in Itaewon. (Seoul, South Korea, 2018)

The Shahada in Korean is displayed at the entrance of the mosque in Itaewon. (Seoul, South Korea, 2018)

A security camera, on top, and its sign stand in front of the mosque in Itaewon. (Seoul, South Korea, 2018)

A man looks at his mobile phone inside a travel agency on the “Islam Street” in Itaewon. (Seoul, South Korea, 2018)

Electric wires adorn the sky of the mosque in Itaewon. (Seoul, South Korea, 2018)

Pictures by Jean Chung.

 

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