Eleven children were drowned today Monday off Edremit in Turkey when the overcrowded boat sank before reaching the Greek island of Lesvos. Eleven children were drowned on the way to be better future. Instead of shelter, food and a warm bed … the cold waters of the Aegean Sea. Eleven children – only some of the many who never managed to reach safety.
The phrase “safe heaven” gets a literally meaning.
The UNICEF recently released a heart breaking animation video, the first of the series with the title “Unfairy Tales”‘ that brings to life the true stories of the Syrian refugee crisis’ youngest survivors.
The story of Syrian girl, Malak, a refugeeof seven years old.
Video: Malak and the Boat – English subtitlesembedded by Embedded Video
If for nobody else, open your heart, at least for the children.