On Wednesday morning (Sept. 2), Turkish police found the body of a 3-year-old Syrian refugee – Aylan Kurdi – who had drowned together with his 5-year-old brother Ghalib and mother Rehan in the Mediterranean sea while trying to escape Syria. Images of his lifeless body went viral, driving home the danger and desperation of the refugee crisis in Syria and inspiring a powerful emotional response from artists around the world.
These touching responses range from grief to rage, and regardless of where you stand on the Syrian refugee crisis and Europe's response, one thing is certain – children like Aylan and Ghalib should not be dying like this.
This is how artists around the world responded:
#1 Do You See It Now?
#2 How His Story Should Have Ended...
#3 We Are Losing Ourselves As Humans,and The People Will Die Around The Borders
#4 Hell Is The Reality We Living In
#5 God Be With You, Little Angel. The Death Of Tragic Syrian Toddler Aylan By Gunduz Aghayev
#6 Just Sleeping
#7 I Hope Humanity Finds A Cure For Visas
#8 The Leaders Watching
#9 Sleep My Child
#10 Humanity Washed Ashore
#11 Humanity Washed Ashore
#12 Still The Same.
#13 Humanity Slipping Away...
#14 Don't Let Compassion Drown
#15 The New Face Of Humanity
#16 Cartoon: Rafat Al-khateeb
#17 Moment Of Shame For Arab Countries: Bilal Chopra
#18 Oh, Look A Dolfin
#19 Foundling Child! By: Ali Miraee
#20 The Dreamer
#21 Good Bye
#22 Faith In Humanity - Lost
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