Student killed ‘after racial taunts’

A young Arab student was killed in a fracas that started after his friend was taunted for being black a court heard.

A young Arab student was killed in a fracas that started after his friend was taunted for being black  a court heard.

George Austin, 22, of Barkworth Road, Bermondsey, south east London, is accused of the manslaughter of 16-year-old Mohammed al-Majed. The teenager from Qatar died three days after suffering a serious head injury when he hit the pavement during the incident in Hastings, East Sussex, on August 22 last year.

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