The crisis in Afghanistan has become one of the main topics on social networks for a few days, where various personalities, including several celebrities, have spoken about this situation.
One of the first to turn to Instagram to launch an awareness message was the singer Demi lovato, who turned 29 this Friday.
The interpreter used her profile on that platform to share a series of images originally published by the International Rescue Committee (IRC) page, where it is explained in detail what is happening in Afghanistan.
“The images coming out of Afghanistan are heartbreaking … A humanitarian disaster is unfolding before the eyes of the world. #Afghanistan is going through a growing humanitarian crisis, with millions of people in need of help, “Demi wrote alongside the post.
“Swipe to read more about the deteriorating situation, find out what IRC is doing to support people in Afghanistan, and find out what the United States should do to help Afghan refugees,” added the artist in her post.
The reaction of his followers was immediate, and his message obtained more than 103,000 likes and exceeded 1,700 comments, where users thanked him for using his platform to share important things such as what is happening in that region.
For its part, Meghan Markle and the prince Harry They also spoke out on the Afghan crisis, and through Archewell’s website, they urged their followers to do their bit.
“The world is in an exceptionally fragile state at the moment. Feeling the multiple layers of pain due to the situation in Afghanistan, we have all been left speechless,” noted the Duke and Duchess of Sussex.
“Whenever a person or community suffers, a part of each and every one of us does it with them, whether we are aware or not. And although we are not made to live in continuous suffering, as human beings we have been conditioned to accept it It is easy to feel powerless, but together we can put our values into practice, “they added.
Remember that Harry served in the British Army for 10 years. He participated in two front-line missions in Afghanistan as an air traffic controller with the Blues and Royals regiment at the Helmand front, and later as an attack helicopter pilot.
Like them, the movie director Quentin Tarantino He expressed his concern, and he did so by promoting the campaign “Flight Away: Afghan Emergency Rescue Mission”, which seeks to rescue hundreds of people, including women, children, human rights defenders and collaborators with the US military.
Their goal is to carry out this rescue as quickly as possible with the help of humanitarian aid groups, veterans and activists.
Finally, Angelina Jolie He opened an account on Instagram for the first time, and the reason was the conflict in Afghanistan, because through this platform he wanted to give a voice to all those people who cannot communicate to narrate the experience they are suffering
In its first post, the Hollywood actress published the image of a letter written by an Afghan woman. Along with the post, Angelina shared a powerful message about what is happening in Afghanistan, and got an incredible response.
“This is a letter that a teenage girl in Afghanistan sent me. Right now, the people are losing the ability to communicate on social media and express themselves freely. So I came to Instagram to share their stories, and the voices of those in everyone is fighting for their basic human rights, “the 46-year-old artist began writing.
“I was on the Afghanistan border two weeks before 9/11, where I met Afghan refugees who had fled the Taliban. This was twenty years ago. It is disgusting to see Afghans being displaced once again by fear and uncertainty. who took over their country, “continued the former Brad Pitt.
“Spending so much time and money, spilling blood and losing lives just to get there is a failure almost impossible to understand. Watching for decades how Afghan refugees, some of the most capable people in the world, are treated like a burden is also Disgusting. Knowing that if they had the tools and the respect, how much they would do for themselves. And meet so many women and girls who not only wanted an education, but fought for it, “he added in the publication.
“Like others who are committed, I will not back away. I will continue to look for ways to help. And I hope you will join me,” was how the actress ended her message, who received more than 2.3 million likes, as well as more than 105,000 comments.
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