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Vast mountain of lifejackets in memory of refugees who drowned in Lesvos

From: THETOC.GR

Piles of life-jackets used by refugees and migrants who have made the hazardous crossing into Europe form part of a temporary memorial in Berlin.

A giant pile of lifejackets abandoned by refugees and migrants making the hazardous journey into Europe has been left outside a German concert hall.

They form part of a temporary memorial project by Chinese artist and free-speech advocate Ai Weiwei to commemorate the refugees who drowned on their way to Europe.

Life jackets left by migrants on Greek beaches are pictured at the Schauspielhaus concert hall
Life jackets left by migrants on Greek beaches are pictured at the Schauspielhaus concert hall
Weiwei used about 14,000 discarded life jackets, which he obtained from authorities from the Greek island of Lesvos for this memorial project
Weiwei used about 14,000 discarded life jackets, which he obtained from authorities from the Greek island of Lesvos for this memorial project

Source: Daily Mail, Photos: Reuters

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