Cartoonist Redraws New Zealand’s Silver Fern In Poignant Tribute To Mosque Victims

Source: Huffington Post

The artist said he “certainly didn’t expect” his tribute to those slain in Christchurch to go viral.

An Australian cartoonist reimagined New Zealand’s national floral emblem in memory of the Muslims slain in Friday’s mass shootings at two mosques in Christchurch.

Pat Campbell, who works for The Canberra Times, redrew the fronds of the country’s Silver Fern to represent each person killed by the alleged white supremacist gunman.

The first version, shared Saturday, featured 49 people in various stages of prayer:

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