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Monday, 21 June 2010

Refugee Day

Hundreds carrying white umbrellas marched down Whitehall yesterday for world refugee day. Similar parades took place in eight other European cities.
The white umbrellas symbolise care, safety and shelter in foreign countries for those in need of international protection.

18 comments:

Boom Nisanart said...

Mo, Great photo !

Witness said...

Lovely!

B SQUARED said...

Unfortunately, it got no coverage here.

Brianna said...

One of my favorite pictures by far.

Luis Gomez said...

Great shot! I didn't know about this day.

jabblog said...

So striking in monochrome - very fitting for a serious purpose.

lunarossa said...

Fantastic photo. So good that we get reminded of that. Ciao. A.

Giuseppe Marroni said...

Cool shot!!

T. Becque said...

Love all that white cotrasting with the environment!

William K Wallace said...

Amazing picture, that I wish I had taken..!

Per Stromsjo said...

I didn't know about this either. Well captured.

Peter said...

I'm afraid a similar event did not take place in Paris! Too bad!

Babzy said...

never heard of such an event before , cool shot !

Jenny Woolf said...

Makes a good photo in black and white

cara said...

Great shot and fabulous blog - congratulations!

Irina said...

Great shot. I do not know if Moscow participate, looks like we are on the side which needs protection.

Mirela said...

Great photo!

Gunn said...

Yes, a great shot!
I have never heard about this. Interesting, and I guess easy to see. I like the b/w ....

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