She said she didn’t blame the attacker, but she blamed the media.

“They misrepresent Muslims,” she said. “I’m an A-level student studying maths, biology, and chemistry, with hopes and dreams just like anyone else out there.”

“Islamophobia is real, and it is out there and because of the way Muslim women choose to dress, we’re unfortunately a target. However, I still choose to believe there’s more good out there than bad, and that my hijab will not hinder me in my life.”