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Thais Roque

President of Oxford Students Refugee Campaign

Biomedical Engineering Student at Oxford University.

Over Half of Students at Oxford Are Supporting Refugees

Do you remember the image of two-year-old Aylan Kurdis' body on a Turkish beach, which shook social media? How did you feel when you looked at it? Did you feel angry? Sad? Powerless? I will tell you what I felt: I felt tired of seeing everyone sharing this awful image, and feeling bad. I felt that only sharing those images wouldn't help preventing more awful images from being created; it wouldn't help to change the situation. And that is what I wanted: I wanted to be able to help.
22/06/2016 12:01 BST