Blindfolded Muslim man stands for hugs in downtown Ottawa


A young Muslim University of Ottawa student stood at the intersection of Williams Street and Rideau Street asking for hugs from passersby on Sunday, Nov. 22 around 5 pm.

The young man stood with three signs, one of which stated “And no, I’m not a terrorist”. Similar demonstrations have recently occurred in Toronto and Paris.

Photos: Captis Photos/Connor Evans

Jaclyn McRae-Sadik

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