Canadian Council of Muslim Women (CCMW)’s #Hate2Healing campaign includes a powerful video which captures this trauma of online hate in the story of Noor, a young woman in Canada whose experience with online hate should cause us all to feel the need to act.
On September 12th, 2020, Mohamed Aslam-Zafis was taken in an act of Islamophobic violence at the IMO mosque by a man allegedly linked to a white supremacist organization called the O9A. Before his life was cut short, Mohamed was handing out food to the needy.
The Muslim Association of Canada (MAC) recognises the recent National Action Summit on Islamophobia as an important opportunity to start real change to tackle violent and systemic Islamophobia in Canada.
CCMW's Executive Director Nuzhat Jafri participated in the National Summit on Islamophobia earlier today to share the experiences and perspectives of CCMW members and of young women and girls on Islamophobia.