For a few weeks in July news coverage of the (Syrian) refugee question seemed to disappear. Trumped by American politics. One might have wondered whether it was still an issue at all were it not for occasional tweets like the following:
Intelligent and involving. “Your phone is now a refugee’s phone.” Watch this on your mobile if you can. https://t.co/WlRSOaC02N —SimonNRicketts on Twitter: 1
Or Politiken’s dark Sommerferie comic on the backpage – the section of the newspaper that could once be referred to, as Suzanne Vega did in Tom’s Diner, as “the funnies.”
With the viral picture of Omran Daqneesh and stories of Australian camps, it’s all in the forefront again.