Syrian Girl | Victoria Square, Birmingham | 4 February 2012

A Syrian girl studying in Birmingham stops to talk about the recent massacre that happened that morning in Homs before continuing her solo protest against the British government for non intervention. On Saturday 4th February 2012 more than 260 people were reported to have been killed as a result of Syrian government troops bombing the protest hub. Since the conflict began in March 2011 it is estimated at least 93,000 people have been killed. (1)

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The image was shortlisted for the Coventry Open 2012 at the Herbert Gallery, Coventry. It got mentioned in the Coventry Telegraph:

Syrian Girl, Birmingham, 2012
Syrian Girl, Birmingham, 2012