The Arabic letter ﻦ (“nun”) has become a symbol of solidarity with Iraq’s Christians ever since I.S.I.S. began marking Christian-owned properties with the letter with the intent of seizing them later. Worldwide, Assyrians and Christians (as well as others) have used it on protest signs, artwork, info-graphics, and as markings on their own bodies. The phenomenon even has its own hashtag on Tumblr and Twitter: #wearen.
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Assyrians demonstrate in Ankawa, Iraq. (Photographer: Twitter-user AssyrianGrlProb)
Australians demonstrate in Belmore Park, Australia. (Photographer: Richard Milnes)
Lebanese Broadcasting Corporation International presenter Dima Sadeq wears a shirt bearing the symbol. (from L.B.C.I.; screenshot from Daily Star)
An Assyrian-American boy, Ezra, wears a shirt bearing the symbol. (Photographer: Paul Benjamin)
French Catholics demonstrate in front of the National Assembly in Paris, France. (Photographer: Paul Malo - Aleteia)
almost an entire .3% of the world’s population lives in new york alone <_<
if y’all think the anti-sjs here are bad, don’t sign up for turtleseed hoooly shit
"i really hate this whole ‘ableism’ movement :/"
"thank god i’m not judged here for my opinion, unlike tumblr”
i found the dump i had to live in on weekends with my dad, on google maps oooh my god
OH best part: our neighbors were terrorists, who were caught in an attempt to blow up the local government building, and a temple.
LINE may just be a trial period anyway, don’t worry, I won’t lose touch with y’all! My local friends and I all like it enough but as of right now I don’t think any of us really expect it to be a full substitute for Skype, especially if we wanna call…