An open letter to anyone who ever talked down the refugee crisis
Here is an interview about this cartoon: The cartoon first appeared in Australian Options magazine - discussions for social justice and political change - which is celebrating its year of publication! I have drawn cartoons for every issue.
I have to remind myself everyday to be mindful of those that truly suffer,who aren't living but merely surviving and thankful everyday for the things I take for granted,the basic things we all take for granted.
Corbyn: Cameron is failing in his duty as a human being over inadequate response to refugee crisis
'Britain has granted asylum to less than 300 Syrian refugees since the start of 2014 - an embarrassing number compared to Germany, where up to 800,000 refugees are expected to be registered this year alone .. "The government's response to the refugee crisis has been wholly inadequate, and we are being shamed by our European neighbours. It is our duty under UN law, but also as human beings, to offer a place of safety, and play a role internationally to share our responsibilities ..
When Macedonia closed its border to migrants last month, after declaring a state of emergency, thousands spent a night in no-man's-land. The following morning they tried to push through police lines, leading officers to fire stun grenades into the crowd. AP photographer Darko Vojinovic captured this young father's despair. In the previous three weeks 39,000 migrants had been registered as they passed through the country en route for Serbia, and then Hungary - a member of the European Union.
If these images of a dead child don't change our attitude to refugees, what will?
The pictures show a small boy lying face down in the sand on a Turkish beach as an official stands over him. The images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a Turkey beach are extremely distressing. We, like the Independent, have taken the decision to republish the pictures to show the true reality of the refugee crisis Europe faces in 2015