Speakers’ Corner Assault Suspects

Three violent males believed to identify as trans women are sought by the Metropolitan Police after a a 60 year old woman was punched in the face, knocked to the ground and kicked after one of the suspects tried to steal her camera. The assault took place at Speaker’s Corner in London on Wednesday, 13 September 2017.

Ironically, the woman was at Speaker’s Corner to discover the venue for a meeting to discuss proposed changes to the Gender Recognition Act to allow any man to self-identify as a woman, which could have profound consequences for women in the UK. The venue had had to be kept secret as transgender activists had bullied the original venue into cancelling the meeting. Janice Turner, the Times columnist, who was at Speakers’ Corner, described the violent confrontation in this article in The Times [registration required or view image here]. Further coverage is available via Sky, The Mirror and The Sun.

Press release issued by the Metropolitan Police detailing an arrest and an interview under caution made in connection with the case http://news.met.police.uk/news/appeal-following-assault-in-hyde-park-270076

Clear footage of the assault is available on YouTube


Photo of Speakers’ Corner assault suspects via The Guardian

Media reports

Feminist Current http://www.feministcurrent.com/2017/09/15/historic-speakers-corner-becomes-site-anti-feminist-silencing-violence/

Gender Trender 15.09.2017 – archived link Timeline of Trans Activists Beating A Woman In Hyde Park (feminist blog deleted by their web host in 2018, original link preserved here)

The Times https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/the-battle-over-gender-has-turned-bloody-2wpkmnqhh  archive

The Guardian https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2017/oct/26/woman-punched-in-brawl-between-transgender-activists-and-radical-feminists  archive

The Guardian https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/sep/24/violence-against-women-transgender-debate  archive

Daily Telegraph http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/10/26/three-sought-60-year-old-woman-beaten-transgender-row/  archive

Daily Mail http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5019051/Police-appeal-transgender-activists-beat-feminist.html  archive

International Business Times http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/police-hunting-three-men-involved-attack-transgender-rally-hyde-park-1644642

Daily Mirror http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/mum-punched-face-transgender-group-11190060  archive