Day of Action reminds Canada that diversity is strength

On Saturday, Feb. 4, a crowd of 300 people gathered at the Human Rights Monument on Laurier Avenue to show their solidarity against Islamophobia. Organized by Solidarity Ottawa, the Pan-Canadian day of action against Islamophobia was held in condemnation of President Donald Trump’s travel ban, and in response to the Quebec mosque shooting that took place on Jan. 29. “We are here to tell the Prime Minister that tweets are not enough, and it is the time for action,” said [Solidarity Ottawa organizer Dylan Penner]. Read more.

Categories: anti-racism, Islamophobia, Media Coverage