A Muslim Professor Was chopped in the neck by an ‘Old White Man’ for being Muslim in Canada

A University of Toronto professor was at Toronto Symphony Orchestra at Roy Thomson Hall Wednesday evening when she said an older white man chopped her in the neck and called her a “bitch” after she took a photograph.

Aisha Ahmad, a Muslim-Canadian professor who teaches international security at the U of T, told VICE she was at the symphony with a friend after being gifted tickets to Carmina Burana from a fellow professor. Having been to the symphony many times, she knew that flash photography is not permitted so she took a non-flash photograph before the performance began, as she had in the past. Continue reading “A Muslim Professor Was chopped in the neck by an ‘Old White Man’ for being Muslim in Canada”

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