Rabat - Following last Thursday’s monumental vote to leave the European Union, the United Kingdom has seen an increase in public incidents of xenophobia. These incidents have been mostly verbal, and aligned with the concept of “retaking” Britain for the British that played such a pivotal role in the Leave vote.

Nigel Farage with the poster. Photograph: Mark Thomas/Rex/Shutterstock
Christopher Thomas is an undergraduate junior at Emory University majoring in International Studies and minoring in Arabic.