Monday, 21 January 2013


  For Shahd 
2011, MonotypePainting on paper, 100x70 cms

Little Yemeni girl, 5 years old, killed during the uprising, 2011.
Rest in Peace, Shahd!

For Hamza
4 june 2011, pastel-crayon on paper, 31,4x22 cms

Hamza Ali Al-Khateeb
Oct 24 1997 - May 2011

Hamza, a 13 year old Syrian boy, was detained on April 29, 2011,
during a protest march in Daraa. After he was brutally tortured and killed,
his dead body was send to his family on May 25, 2011.

It was told, that Hamza was not interested in politics.
But for the rally for freedom, to break the siege of Daraa,
he had accompanied his family.

Hamza enjoyed swimming and he loved watching his homing pigeons fly.

Rest in Peace, Hamza!

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