In the wake of the horrific and brutal attacks in Paris, there has been an outpouring of support as well as unfortunate reprisals against innocent citizens. In a bid to raise awareness against racism, STHLM Panda wanted to remind people not to judge others based on appearance or religious beliefs.

Meet Ashkan, a Muslim man who took to the streets of Stockholm, Sweden as part of this blind trust experiment. Standing in silence, arms outstretched, with a sign at his feet, he encourages the people of Stockholm to give him a hug. The results are heartwarming when you see the love and smiles abound.