Silent Movement On Toronto Street

Posters on lampposts condemning discrimination
Rahman Mohamed

The war in Syria has brought many actions to Toronto including funds being raised by the Assyrian Chaldean Syriac Student Union (ACSSU), raising awareness of Syrian culture and current survival conditions, and displaying the life of a Syrian refugee by imitating it.   Recently a silent movement has appeared; a series of posters has appeared on lampposts at Spadina, south of Bloor.  The Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre is at the corner of Spadina and Bloor, across from the TTC Spadina Station.  Further down the street is the University of Toronto Multi-Faith Centre.  Along the way there are a series of posters promoting acceptance of Muslims and encouraging an end to fascism
Featuring silhouettes and short text a set of three simple paper posters are seen along Spadina on lampposts covering regular sale and help wanted signs.

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Sochi 2014: The Games to Watch

Not just watching the sports but games that may change Russia and the world
Rahman Mohamed

The opening ceremonies were today; about 9 hours ago.  There were technical difficulties (a snowflake didn’t turn into a ring) but they showed Russian history, culture, and pride to a stadium that wasn’t full.  There was interest; every time a country marched into the Fisht Stadium an image of the Earth from space rotated to show where it was; but not only that, Dominica, Malta, Paraguay, East Timor (Timor-Leste), Togo, Tonga and Zimbabwe were there to play in the snow.

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