Published on May 30, 2017
Baktash Noori stood with his arms wide open, offering free hugs to people in Manchester in the wake of the terror attack. He wanted to show unity and combat Islamophobia in the city. He stood next to a sign which read: “I”m Muslim and I trust you. Do you trust me enough for a hug?” Dozens of people lined up to give him free hugs. Watch the heartwarming video at the top of this page. Check out his YouTube page The Life of Bako to see the full content.