Vigil for Syria, organized in Gaza in 2013. Photo: Oxfam
Hundreds of vigils to end the Syria crisis, like this one in Gaza in 2013, are taking place around the world

Stand with Syria

People around the world are marking the third anniversary of the Syria crisis with candle-lit vigils.

To date, 9 million Syrians people have been forced to flee their homes and find shelter away from the devastating violence, including as refugees in neighboring countries. We need to show leaders that the world still cares about Syria and call for an end to the bloodshed. Syrians cannot endure another year of suffering. Too many lives have been stolen, too many homes destroyed.

After 3 years of failure to adequately respond by world leaders, we will not give up on Syria. We’re asking you to show your support for the millions of Syrian children, women and men who are living through this unprecedented humanitarian crisis by standing #WithSyria.

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People in London, New York, Khartoum, Hong Kong, Nairobi, Melbourne and all around the world will be holding vigils to show solidarity with the Syrian people.

Find out how you can join an event, or organize your own with family and friends.

You can take a photo of your vigil and share it on our Flickr page, where you'll also be able to see pictures of the vigils taking place in Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan and in dozens of other countries.

Oxfam staff have seen first-hand the impact of the war from our work within Syria and with refugees and host communities in the surrounding countries. Let’s stand together to help make this the last year marked with bloodshed. We must stand #WithSyria.

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