4,000 likes and 33 thousand visits. Several countries of the globe responded to the call for peace ideated by young people of the Focolare Movement.
Day 15 August many photos, selfie, and a white t-shirt, as symbol of peace, posted on the page of "Dialogue to unlock". But when it's evening in Europe and Asia, on the Facebook page of "Dialogue to unlock" continue to arrive photos and videos. This time from the American continent where the day has just begun. From one end of the world makes its way a network of people who are committed to peace in the Middle East and it does not matter whether it is August 15 and many people are at rest.
The page of "Dialogue to unlock" grows in few days and it's arrived to 4,000 likes and more than 33 thousand visits. The appeal meanwhile, has been translated into 14 languages, including Norwegian, Arabic, Korean, and Chinese.
In the first instance, it's a beautiful surprise the answer from the Middle East to this appeal: Syria, Lebanon, Egypt, Jordan, Israel and Iraq. From the latter place writes Haitham Badry from Hamdania, a small village west of Baghdad, ensuring that you count on their commitment to build the dialogue.
Shots also from Spain, Italy, France, Romania, Portugal, Poland and Malta. From Ireland students and staff of Kenilworth Language Institute from different countries join a statement against war and discrimination: "We are for peace and dialogue," they write.
White T-shirts from Kenya and Burundi but also from Egypt, where even if you do not currently have with you something white, it does not matter, "these photos are with my friends and with people of my parish. Although some are not dressed in white they wanted to participate to this appeal for Peace".
Participation, at last, in Australia and in Asia, with Hong Kong, Korea, India, Thailand, Myanmar, Taiwan, Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines. Singular initiative in Cambodia with pople from Taiwan and France: "We did a bike ride to promote a campaign against landmines in our country."