Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei has designed a light blue flag with a white footprint, to encourage people to think about human rights.
The pale blue flag features a footprint made up of multiple white dots at its centre, and was designed to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
The flag’s design was inspired by Ai’s time spent visiting Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh, who have been forced to flee attacks in the Southeast Asian region of Burma.
Here, and in many other refugee camps across the world, he noticed that nearly everyone was barefooted. The artist took 100 muddy footprints of people young and old in various locations, and based his flag design on them.
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