Children in war-torn Syria have been pictured holding up photos of Pokémon in a ‘plea to the world to come to their rescue’. The signs also state the location of each child. They are all in different Syrian towns.
— Sedat Gündüz (@cptsdt) July 21, 2016
Children in the war-torn nation are appealing to players of the widely popular Pokémon Go smartphone game, hoping to attract international attention to their plight.
— Syria Solidarity SSC (@SSCupdate) July 20, 2016
The photos were posted by the Revolutionary Forces of Syria Media Office (RFS), a media outlet for the working to spread the messages of Syrians against Bashar al-Assasd’s presidential regime.
— إعلام قوى الثورة (@RFS_mediaoffice) July 20, 2016