Sunday, August 30, 2015

The Pen Is Mightier Than The Sword: Touching photo of desperate refugee selling ballpen in Beirut street as he carries his sleeping daughter.






An online fundraiser has raised over £ 75,000 for a refugee from Syria and his daughter after a sharing moving images of people selling pens in the streets of Beirut.

Gissur Simonarson, founder of Conflict News, posted pictures on Tuesday and was flooded with requests to help people, a Palestinian from the ruined Yarmouk refugee camp in Syria.

The Pen Is Mightier Than The Sword: Touching photo of desperate refugee selling biros in Beirut street as he carries his sleeping daughter.

The touching photo showed that Abdul, a single father of two, holding pen on a roadside in the southern suburb of Damascus while holding her sleeping four-year-old daughter, Reem.

Abdul is from Yarmouk Camp in Syria, which was torn apart by the conflict after a brutal raid on the Islamic State and began reducing the city to rubble.

via dailymail.co.uk


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