IllRideWithYou Hashtag Trends Worldwide
Most days, it seems the news is filled with only tragedy and hate.
This morning I awoke to see #IllRideWithYou massively trending, as Australians refuse to allow the hostage situation define them.
Australian Muslim leaders have strongly condemned the hostage taker as people around the world took to social media to speak out against extremism.
The hashtag #IllRideWithYou trended globally this morning as thousands tweeted declaring their solidarity with Muslims after reports emerged of some veiled women receiving abuse on public transport leaving Sydney. One Twitter user, known Sir Tessa, suggested starting the hashtag.Maybe start a hashtag? What’s in #illridewithyou?— Sir Tessa (@sirtessa) December 15, 2014
Meet The Australian Woman Whose Selflessness Started The Viral #illridewithyou Hashtag: http://t.co/8lRECjzxQU pic.twitter.com/0nVnGMDJYd— Robert Johnson (@JohnsonRW) December 15, 2014