Russian Information Network
Russian All News Top 10 News News Export Photo magazine All comments
 Russian News Russian News 
Politics
Society
Economics
Accidents
Nature & Health
Hi-Tech
Culture
Sport
Celebrities
World News
 


  Society 
22 of July, 11:57

Pokemon Go will help children in Syria
The public around the world captured Pokemon game Go. These days, Pokemon are everywhere. Whether you're in Central Park, on the streets of San Francisco or the area even landmine-ridden Bosnia, the important thing is that you can find Pikachu.

The society asks fanatical gamers in Syria to take a break from hunting for the digital creatures and to draw their attention on providing assistance to Syrian families caught up in war zones.

"I'm in Syria. ... Save me !!" is the banner of the revolutionary forces of Syria Media Group on Twitter. Children hold signs in Arabic and English with being the pokц?mon to draw attention to himself. One of the children pleads, "I'm in the area East of Ghouta, Syria Come to save me!"

Ghouta was a place where civilians were attacked with chemical weapons in September 2013, with the result that many children died. Another tweet shows the boy at an unknown location in Syrian city, sitting on the rubble on the street with a crying pokemon next to him.

Another Syrian designer also uses the popularity of the game, with the backdrop of the Syrian war to emphasize the plight of the people trapped in the grasp of a 5-year-old conflict. In a series of images under the title Syria Go, Saif Aldeen, Tahhan took real footage of the Syrian war - destroyed houses, an airstrike in action, abandoned the school - image of the real world during the war.

"People in social media talking about Pokemon all the time, so I created these images to draw attention to the suffering during the war and to show that the Syrians are really looking for," said Tahhan. Since the beginning of the Syrian war in 2010, almost 5 million Syrians are registered as refugees. "I can tell you, the Syrian people are not looking for Pokemon."

sections: Society, World News, Accidents

141291
eng
ON THIS THEME:
[View all comments] [Print]
  User Comments 
[Add comment]

There are no comments for this article yet. Be first to post a comment!
[Add comment]
  Headline 
At Leningrad NPP-2 brought to the full capacity of the new unit At Leningrad NPP-2 brought to the full capacity of the new unit

15 of June, 12:46

At Leningrad NPP-2 brought to the full capacity of the new unit

  Worth to read 
The government has proposed to raise the retirement age


The government has proposed to raise the retirement ageThe government has proposed to raise the retirement age
 The government has proposed to raise the retirement age


The government has proposed to raise the retirement ageThe government has proposed to raise the retirement age

In the suburbs of St. Petersburg lit shopping center


In the suburbs of St. Petersburg lit shopping centerIn the suburbs of St. Petersburg lit shopping center
 Russia and China agreed to bring cooperation to a "new level"


Russia and China agreed to bring cooperation to a "new level"Russia and China agreed to bring cooperation to a "new level"

Russia and China agreed to bring cooperation to a "new level"


Russia and China agreed to bring cooperation to a "new level"Russia and China agreed to bring cooperation to a "new level"
 Efremov proposed to give Kiev the Crimean bridge


Efremov proposed to give Kiev the Crimean bridgeEfremov proposed to give Kiev the Crimean bridge

  Society 
Sort by: date rating
Efremov proposed to give Kiev the Crimean bridgeEfremov proposed to give Kiev the Crimean bridgeEfremov proposed to give Kiev the Crimean bridgeEfremov proposed to give Kiev the Crimean bridge
Putin explained why the Russians will always defend the sovereigntyPutin explained why the Russians will always defend the sovereigntyTen people died upon impact of the coalition on the Syrian villageTen people died upon impact of the coalition on the Syrian village
The Kremlin urged Kiev to answer for accusations of Russia in the case BabchenkoThe Kremlin urged Kiev to answer for accusations of Russia in the case Babchenko"Saratov airlines" has cancelled all flights may 30"Saratov airlines" has cancelled all flights may 30
Syria recognized the independence of Abkhazia and South OssetiaIn the Kremlin assessed the plans of Poland to host a US military baseIn the Kremlin assessed the plans of Poland to host a US military base
In the Kremlin assessed the plans of Poland to host a US military baseIn the Kremlin assessed the plans of Poland to host a US military baseKiev has not paid to the budget of the CIS more than 300 million rublesKiev has not paid to the budget of the CIS more than 300 million rubles
Kiev has not paid to the budget of the CIS more than 300 million rublesKiev has not paid to the budget of the CIS more than 300 million rublesKiev has not paid to the budget of the CIS more than 300 million rublesKiev has not paid to the budget of the CIS more than 300 million rubles
Maduro elected President of VenezuelaMaduro elected President of VenezuelaSergei Skripal was discharged from the hospitalSergei Skripal was discharged from the hospital
Herson court arrested Kirill VyshinskyHerson court arrested Kirill VyshinskyPutin spoke about the tasks of the new government
How to conduct useful online webinarHow to conduct useful online webinarDodon criticized the ParliamentDodon criticized the Parliament's decision to declare on may 9 Day of Europe
In Odessa people bring flowers to the House of trade unions in memory of the dead in 2014In Odessa people bring flowers to the House of trade unions in memory of the dead in 2014The source told about the emergency landing of Il-38 in the "Zhukovsky"The source told about the emergency landing of Il-38 in the "Zhukovsky"
 1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10 >> 264
 Day headline Day headline 
Golikova has told about the future of point pension system

17 of June, 22:04

 
 News of the week News of the Week 
  • Syria stated that the coalition air force struck blow to government forces
  • Golikova has told about the future of point pension system
  • APU made a "commercial hunting" for civilians in the Donbass, said in DND
  • Kazakhstan has called the possible cause of the crash of a passenger train
  • The US and South Korea plan to suspend joint military exercises
  • The upper stage "Fregat" "buried" in orbit
  • Putin said goodbye to Stanislav Govorukhin
  • Died conductor Gennady Rozhdestvensky
  • Putin came to say goodbye to Stanislav Govorukhin
  • Environment trump sabotaged his plans meeting with Putin, the media are writing

  •  Photos Photos 
    Top 10 Richest Persons In The World Now
    Lady GaGa has a Vlad Romance
    How Cindy Crawford keeps her stunning physique
    Christina Ricci in Unique Make-Up Pictured on the Set of `Bel Ami`
    Christina Ricci in Unique Make-Up Pictured on the Set of `Bel Ami`
    Virtual Visiting Cards
    Tests
    Game Server


     News by regions News by regions 
    Far East region
    Volga region
    North-West region
    Siberian region
    Ural region
    Central region
    Southern region

     Subscribe Subscribe 
    Name  
    E-mail   
    Type HTML TEXT
    All sections
    Politics
    Society
    Economics
    Accidents
    Science & Technics
    Culture
    Sport
    In the World
    Top 10 today
     once per 3 hours
     once per 6 hours
     once per 12 hours
     once per 24 hours


     
     
     
    Politics Society Economics Accidents Nature & Health Hi-Tech Culture Sport Celebrities World News
      Copyright © RIN 2005-2006 * Feedback