"I can do whatever I want to do..." - Asiya Ismail from OttawaWritten by Maryam Mirza
"Being a Canadian-Muslim I have the freedom to express myself without being harassed. Well, I mean, there was that one time, but that's okay. I can say whatever's on my mind. I can express who I am through what I wear. I can do whatever I want to do because I am a Canadian-Muslim and nobody seems to mind."
Muslims of RIS 2014 is a photo series inspired by Humans of New York and following up on Muslim Link's ongoing series Muslims of Ottawa. We asked participants in the annual Reviving the Islamic Spirit Conference which takes place in downtown Toronto "What Does Being Muslim Canadian Mean To You?"
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