I Went To The Canadian Mosque Where Six Muslims Were Killed
Opinion
I Went To The Canadian Mosque Where Six Muslims Were Killed
On the ways we counter collective forgetting

Syed Hussan is co-creator, with Imposter host Aliya Pabani, of Remember January 29 — an online memory project asking Canadians and others to mark where they were when they first heard news of the mosque shooting.


At first glance, there are no bullet holes. The light green walls show no signs. It is calm here, subdued, inviting inner quiet. The brittle, dark green carpet with soft orange rows has been washed. As I pray, my head touching the ground, I imagine the blood traces that must linger, making contact with my forehead and lips. Can you really wash out blood?

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