The NGO Amnesty International has launched a forceful campaign to raise awareness of the tragedy that Syria is suffering. To do this, it has used the most advanced technology, specifically virtual reality, in an action that it has deployed on the streets of London, Manchester and Leeds Germany Mobile Database. The devices, then, allow the viewer to enter through multimedia elements such as audio and video in 360º, in the reality of Aleppo, one of the Syrian cities most affected by the war.
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Volunteers from the NGO, in this line, have been giving passersby the opportunity since May 11 to experience the consequences of the war almost first-hand. The images, which have been made by human rights activists in the country, reflect streets absolutely devastated by barrel bombs.
This is a project that, according to Amnesty International in a press release, has not represented a great economic cost, since it has only required refurbished smartphones and headphones that have barely cost 15 pounds (approximately 21 euros).
“These surprising images transport you in an instant from any ordinary British street to apocalyptic scenes in Aleppo,” said Reuben Steains, Head of Innovation at Amnesty International UK. “The horrors of the barrel bombs are not happening here, but they are happening now Brother Cell Phone List. The visualization of these images, we believe, will have a transforming effect on the viewer ”, he added.
According to figures kept by the NGO, barrel bombs have killed more than 3,000 civilians in Aleppo in the last year.