A potential hate crime is supposedly dropped by the NYC District Attorney

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A Muslim woman who was brutally beaten at a bus stop last month in New York City is speaking out.

She says she wasn’t only robbed of her possessions in the attack — but also of justice.

She’s accusing the district attorneys’ office of refusing to prosecute her attackers.

Fatoumata Camara getting off a Bronx mta bus last month when a mob of teenagers started throwing punches at her face.

“They just started attacking me, they started calling me names… my stupid hair wrap which is a hijab” says Fatoumata of the attack.

Camara says she was the victim of a hate crime so brutal – she suffered a broken nose and head injury and wasn’t able to pick the suspects out from a photo lineup.

That’s when trauma set in again, and she learned her case was being dropped. 

She says police did not conduct a thorough investigation. She was the one who eventually hunted down the surveillance video. It’s why she came to the DA’s Office Friday demanding answers

Her attorney told us after an hour long talk with the DA’s office, that they  made a commitment to start taking this case seriously.

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