People around the world are reeling after the events of the past week. Beirut, Baghdad, Syria and France all experienced attacks claimed by ISIS, while Mexico and Japan experienced strong earthquakes. Twitter users have taken up the hashtag “Pray For The World” to express their heartfelt concern.
— JARED LETO (@JaredLeto) November 14, 2015
— World Vision USA (@WorldVisionUSA) November 16, 2015
— Reasons To Smile (@IReasonsToSmile) November 16, 2015
I see humans, but no humanity #PrayForTheWorld ??
— These Damn Words ♡ (@TheseDamnWords) November 15, 2015
Many are critical of the global media, criticizing the unequal coverage and inattention.
— Bored Panda (@boredpanda) November 16, 2015
Im tired of the media saying one violent attack is worse then thousands. People all over the world are in pain. Its awful. #prayfortheWORLD
— T R I K K or treat (@DIGEllektrikk) November 16, 2015
But other users are choosing to unite in the pain instead of divide.
— Lazada Philippines (@LazadaPH) November 16, 2015
— BBC News (UK) (@BBCNews) November 16, 2015
I believe that some people find it easier to hate, but hate brought us to this place, it's time to start loving each other #PrayForTheWorld
— VS Angels Israel (@vs_israel) November 16, 2015