This powerful and heartbreaking image encompasses all that is wrong with war. This child is shocked into silence and bewilderment, covered with grime and blood. Senseless violence rains down upon the innocent for what? I have not been writing for a long while. I don’t feel that I have the right words and I am tired.
Opposition activists in Syria released a video showing a child in the back of an ambulance. The haunting image — of a quiet boy, covered in blood and dust — has captured global attention.