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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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