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Muslim woman tells Melbourne Islamophobia forum 'racism hurts'
by Karen Percy
Nasrin Amin did not know Martin Place gunman Man Haron Monis but during December's deadly siege the Melbourne IT worker said she felt his actions personally.
"I was returning from work on the train — a lady started pushing me with her bag and she started yelling at me and telling me to go back to the Middle East. I didn't come from the Middle East," the petite and softly spoken mother of three said.
Ms Amin is originally from Bangladesh, but has been in Australia since 1991.
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