The amazing phenomenon of support for Muslims has been via the social media #illridewithyou started by a couple of Australians “Sir Tessa” and Rachael Jacobs offering Muslim female commuters that they will accompany them to their destinations in order to support them.

By the time the Sydney siege ended #illridewithyou went viral and became a global phenomenon where people all over the world, specifically from Australia, North America and Europe offered Muslims safety by accompanying them while travelling.

The facebook post that inspired the campaign The start of the twitter hashtagTimSoutJulianBurnsideFatherBobTimCostelloArifMaxAhbramsSharnaBillShortenRussellCrowe