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With their small acts of kindness, beings from all around the world are coming together today to make one important point: Exclusively desire can drive out hate.

In response to an anonymous letter flowed all over East London dubbing April 3 “Punish A Muslim Day, ” thousands of parties are shutting out Islamophobia with their own acts of cherish online and in-person toward the Muslim community.

Another letter marking April 3 as “Love A Muslim Day” get viral for encouraging people to engage with the Muslim community through video games item arrangement. For illustration, smiling at a Muslim earns 10 objects, inviting a Muslim to your dwelling will get 100 places, and participating in a fundraiser for those in need in Muslim-majority fields is worth 1,000 sites.

This initiative is in direct response to the earlier contemptible, xenophobic letter that gamified anti-Muslim violence.

According to the “Punish A Muslim Day” symbol, in order to win “points, ” non-Muslims would have to engage in tasks like verbally mistreating a Muslim or ripping off a woman’s headscarf. In addition to “nuking Mecca, ” it also helped people to mean acid affects and to abuse them through barking or electrocution — and to even slaughter Muslims.

In the United Kingdom, rallies and incidents were held all over the nation to stand in solidarity with their Muslim community members. Some voluntaries likewise manned #ProtectAMuslimDay hotlines so that Muslims find unsafe or those who witness questionable Islamophobic behavior could call for help or relief. And in northeast England, a human order was organized all over the Newcastle Central Mosque.

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The show of support for Muslims is going beyond the U.K. and into the great World Wide Web.

In the United States, Hate Hurts — a special project from the Arizona chapter for the Council of American Islamic Relations, a Muslim civil rights radical — is providing information and resources on how collaborators can help their Muslim love. They are feeing allies to be active viewers and had participated in onlooker involvement trainings.

On Twitter, the hashtag #LoveAMuslimDay also went viral, with parties exerting the hashtag to transport messages of ardour and support.

Bob Bland, the co-founder and co-chair of the Women’s March, helped admirers to stand with Muslims and paid tribute to the Muslim partisans that taught so much better “about empathy and solidarity.”

The official Women’s March detail tweeted a comic on how to safely and efficiently intervene as a observer when an Islamophobic event occur:

Others expended their tweets to declare how Muslim neighbors and Muslim community leaders have stood up for movements other than their own:

Non-Muslims are also tweeting about their experiences of living in chiefly Muslim neighborhoods and/ or having Muslim friends:

Some Muslims are working Twitter to show they have no fear and that they take pride — unapologetically — in their religion name and history.

And some Muslims are doing that with feeling: another enormous artillery against hate.

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