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    “Viral Campaign ‘All Eyes On Rafah’ Floods Instagram: Unpacking Its Symbolism”


    Millions Rally Around "All Eyes On Rafah" Campaign Amid Gaza Crisis

    The recent Israeli strikes in Gaza’s Rafah, claiming the lives of at least 45 Palestinians, including many children, have sparked global outrage. The attack targeted tents housing displaced people, drawing condemnation from numerous countries and human rights organizations. Despite international concern over civilian casualties, Israeli forces carried out the offensive in Rafah, leading to tragic consequences.

    In response to the crisis, a viral campaign titled “All Eyes On Rafah” has gained significant traction on social media. Activists and humanitarian groups initiated this movement to spotlight the dire situation in Rafah, particularly emphasizing the plight of the hundreds of thousands of displaced Palestinians living in cramped refugee camps without adequate humanitarian aid.

    The campaign’s symbol, an image depicting tents arranged to form the words “All Eyes on Rafah,” has become a rallying cry for solidarity and action. However, questions have arisen about the authenticity of the image, with experts suggesting it may be an AI-generated creation due to certain visual anomalies.

    The phrase “All Eyes On Rafah” originated from a statement by Rick Peeperkorn, director of the World Health Organization’s Office of the Occupied Palestinian Territories. It gained prominence following Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s orders targeting alleged Hamas strongholds in Rafah.

    Support for the campaign has surged globally, with hashtags like #AllEyesOnRafah attracting over 195,000 posts and millions of views on social media platforms. Notably, the campaign trended on Instagram with widespread participation from celebrities and public figures, both nationally and internationally.

    Indian celebrities such as Varun Dhawan, Madhuri Dixit, and Samantha Ruth Prabhu, alongside figures like Australian cricketer Travis Head and model Bella Hadid, have lent their voices to the cause. The campaign’s rapid spread underscores the urgency and solidarity in advocating for peace and justice for Palestinians amid the escalating crisis in Gaza.

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