the owl and the pussycat/ the refugee crisis

owl and cat japanese

This is my image in response to Toshiko Hasumi’s manga outrage. The text reads: “Asylum* needed”

after 366 days in a boat

You don’t have to be cute to need help

Refugees are not the enemy- they are in need

They did not choose to be victims- of war, of prejudice, of abuse.

The original picture of Judi in a Lebanese refugee camp was taken by Jonathan Hyams. I have drawn a quick picture of him here:

Jonathan-Hyams

Asylum is a greek word!! ἄσυλον

One thought on “the owl and the pussycat/ the refugee crisis

  1. A very strong message. Spectacularly beautiful way to draw attention with loveliness where the reality is so harsh that people almost naturally turn away from it.

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