“I am a Muslim. I am labelled as a terrorist. I trust you – do you trust me? Give me a hug.”
So read two signs placed next to a blindfolded man at Dundas Square in Toronto. Created by Time Vision and dubbed ‘Blind Trust Project’, the experiment sought to “address the rise of Islamaphobia in North America and Europe and show our own community how Muslims are made to feel in their own country,” according to the project’s Assma Galuta.
The result is heartwarming, to say the least.
Over 20 people stopped to hug Mustafa Mawla throughout the three-minute clip, and one man even got out of his car on a red light to show some love.
Faith in humanity temporarily restored.