Sydney, Dec 15: Even as the hostage situation continues in Sydney, many Australians have come forward in support of the Muslim community in Australia.
#illridewithyou hashtag has been trending on Twitter now showing solidarity with the Muslim community in Australia which comes in the wake of the attack in Sydney.
It all began when a lady posted on Facebook that she offered to walk with a Muslim woman who ‘removed the hijab she was wearing in the wake of the attack.' The lady Rachael Jacobs said that she offered to walk with the woman, who in turn burst into tears and hugged her.
Soon the hashtag #illridewithyou garnered massive response on Twitter and Facebook with many showing support to the cause.
If you reg take the #373 bus b/w Coogee/MartinPl, wear religious attire, & don’t feel safe alone: I’ll ride with you. @ me for schedule— Sir Tessa (@sirtessa) December 15, 2014
Feeling moved #illridewithyou Its amazing how Iocal & global communities can come together in times of adversity. Thoughts with Sydney today— kitty g knowles (@kittygknowles) December 15, 2014
#illridewithyou we live you, I sit with you in cafes, my son goes to school with your son & daughter. He just sees friends we see community.— Mark Farrelly (@MFarrellyphoto) December 15, 2014
#illridewithyou your fear doesn't go unnoticed and is so valid- but know that support and care is always all around you stay safe, with love— amril loves you (@niallrepubIic) December 15, 2014