Watch Canadians Punch Racism In The Face

October 29, 2014 5:05 PM

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There are many recent "social experiment" videos showing average citizens' candid responses to public injustice -- but they rarely end with one of the subjects getting punched squarely in the face. In a new video by 18-year-old York University student Omar Albach, that's just what happened, as his attempt to show Canadians standing up for the rights of a harassed Muslim man in the wake of the Ottawa terror attack proved to be a little too successful.

Albach, who has shot similar activist videos in the past, staged his latest experiment by filming fellow student Zakaria Ghanem waiting for a bus in traditional Muslim clothing, while actor Devin Giamou berates him with overtly racist statements.

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