<Smile> Sister Saffiyah Khan faces off against Ian Crossland, a fascist from the English Defense League. She smiles at his intolerance with the grace of someone who knows that she is standing on the right side of History. When the EDL seemed to gather around Saira Zafar who wears a hijab, Saffiyah stepped in.
Later Crossland wrote, 'she’s lucky she’s got any teeth left'. This is the character of the fascist.
Khan's parents are Pakistani and Bosnian. She had previously been chanting, 'Nazi scum off the streets'. Later she said, 'How is it that I’m smiling?