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Syrian children hold Pokemon Go photos to say “come save me”

Syrian child sitting beside a a crying Pikachu character.

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As the Pokemon Go frenzy continues, children in civil war torn Syria are asking the world to consider their plight when hunting for Pikachu, Zubats and Charmanders.

As reported by The Guardian and U.S. Uncut, refugee advocate Taim Shami had initiated this campaign in hopes of garnering a sliver of the attention being lavished upon Pokemon Go.The pictures were distributed on Twitter by the Revolutionary Forces of Syria Media Office.

The powerful photos of Syrian child refugees holding images of popular Pokemon characters raises the obvious question, “What about me?”

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