Mohammed Mahmoud, the imam who protected the Finsbury Park mosque attacker from harm moments after he drove a van into a group of Muslim worshippers says what has happened to him in the year since the terror attack showed him ‘the common ground’ between Islam and other faiths is ‘so vast’, and urged Britons to find out how ‘normal’ British Muslims are and discover what they share.
Mahmoud protected Darren Osborne after the attack in June 2017, which killed Makram Ali, 51, and injured nine others. In February, Osborne was jailed for life, with a minimum of 43 years, after being convicted of murder and attempted murder
Speaking exclusively to Rageh Omaar as part of the ITV News series Young, British and Muslim in an interview coinciding with the beginning of Ramadan, a holy month when Muslims fast between sunrise and sunset
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