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#SaveAleppo: Celebrities across the world condemn violence in Syria

Celebrities across the globe are urging people and authorities to save the people stuck in Aleppo, Syria, which is going through a heart-wrenching battle between the rebels and government.

bollywood Updated: Dec 15, 2016 18:26 IST
Ruchika Garg
A Turkish student cries during a protest to show solidarity with the trapped citizens of Aleppo, Syria.
A Turkish student cries during a protest to show solidarity with the trapped citizens of Aleppo, Syria. (Reuters)

The war crime scenes and pictures shared by the sufferers of Aleppo, Syria, have shook the world. Celebrities across the world are now talking about the inhumane situation of civilians in the Syrian city, posting pictures on Instagram and tweeting about it.

Actor Priyanka Chopra tweeted a heart-rending picture of a child being carried by a civilian, and said, “My heart cries for humanity.. the feeling of helplessness .. all lives matter.. my prayers for #Aleppo.”

Actor Hansika Motwani also tweeted about it, calling it “brutality at its worst”.

Actor Varun Dhawan tweeted, “Reading about the crisis in #Aleppo is heartbreaking. Sad to see videos of the destruction and killings #peacenotpieces #pray.”

Writing about the Assad regime, Actor Ali Fazal said on Instagram, “To the Assad regime, Russia, and Iran — three Member States behind the conquest of and carnage in Aleppo — you bear responsibility for these atrocities. By rejecting UN-ICRC evacuation efforts, you are signalling to those militia who are massacring innocents to keep doing what they are doing.”

@marioncotillard with @repostapp ・・・ "To the Assad regime, Russia, and Iran -- three Member States behind the conquest of and carnage in Aleppo -- you bear responsibility for these atrocities. By rejecting UN-ICRC evacuation efforts, you are signaling to those militia who are massacring innocents to keep doing what they are doing. Denying or obfuscating the facts, as you will do today -- saying up is down, black is white -- will not absolve you. When one day there is a full accounting of the horrors committed in this assault of Aleppo -- and that day will come, sooner or later -- you will not be able to say you did not know what was happening. You will not be able to say you were not involved. We all know what is happening. And we all know you are involved. Aleppo will join the ranks of those events in world history that define modern evil, that stain our conscience decades later. Halabja, Rwanda, Srebrenica, and, now, Aleppo. To the Assad regime, Russia, and Iran, your forces and proxies are carrying out these crimes. Your barrel bombs and mortars and airstrikes have allowed the militia in Aleppo to encircle tens of thousands of civilians in your ever-tightening noose. It is your noose. Three Member States of the UN contributing to a noose around civilians. "Are you truly incapable of shame? Is there literally nothing that can shame you? Is there no act of barbarism against civilians, no execution of a child that gets under your skin, that just creeps you out a little bit? Is there nothing you will not lie about or justify?" Samantha Power, the United States ambassador to the United Nations. #aleppo

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Bollywood actor-comedian Vir Das shared a link on his Facebook page saying, “Guys! If you’re wondering what you can do to help people in #Aleppo I found this link very useful.”

The link is, http://www.upworthy.com/7-real-things-you-can-do-right-now-about-the-catastrophe-in-aleppo

Adriana Lima, Brazilian model and actor, best known as a Victoria’s Secret Angel since 2000, pleaded for people to spread the word on her Instagram account.

Alyssa Jayne Milano, an American actor tweeted, “More than 8 million children are in need of immediate aid in #Syria.” She called for people to support civilians trapped in the city.

Bette Midler, an American actor and singer, tweeted, “The beautiful city of Aleppo is dead. Assad; butcher, monster and optometrist, has murdered hundreds of thousands of his own as we watched.”