People around the world have united in grief and paid tribute to the unfortunate victims of the deadly terrorist attack in Paris. From small and touching homage by people on social media, to large and emotional testament manifested by the French flag pattern on a number of iconic buildings around the world, many have united to aid a helping hand and pay tribute for the people of France.
Facebook unites in grief
The world?s largest social network spread the colors of the French flag on the profile pictures of users all over the globe to show their solidarity with Paris. Countless of people have changed their profile picture, putting a tricolor filter on the photo symbolizing the French flag.
— Anthony J Myers ? (@ajmy) November 14, 2015
Iconic buildings light up
Several iconic buildings around the world also paid tribute for the victims of the deadly attack in Paris by bearing lights in the color of the French flag. From the One World Trade Center in New York City to the Sydney Opera House in Australia, buildings unite in an effort to ease the dismay of the French people knowing that countless of people around the world are ready to help the victims in any way they can.
Today my neighbor Cristo Redentor changed clothes . pic.twitter.com/PaFC5NyD23
— Daniele (@Dancfer) November 14, 2015
My country's tribute to those affected by this tragedy, Belém Tower with the colours of France. ?????? pic.twitter.com/yeQCSOzsPo
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— Not The NHL (@NotTheNHL) November 14, 2015
Leaders give testaments
Influential people and world leaders also gave statements and inspiring messages in the wake of the Paris attacks:
Queen Elizabeth II: ?Prince Philip and I have been deeply shocked and saddened by the terrible loss of life in Paris. We send our most sincere condolences to you, the families of those who have died and the French people.?
Barack Obama: ?Once again, we?ve seen an outrageous attempt to terrorize innocent civilians. This is an attack not just in Paris, it?s an attack not just on the people of France, but this is an attack on all of humanity and the universal values that we share.?
David Cameron: ?My message to the French people: Nous sommes solidaires avec vous. Nous sommes tous ensemble. We are with you. United.?
Hillary Clinton: ?All our prayers are with the people of France tonight. We must stand side-by-side every step of the way with France and our allies around the world to wage and win the struggle against terrorism and violent extremism. Even in this darkest night, Paris remains the City of Light. No terrorist attack will ever dim the spirit of the French people or our common commitment to the democratic values we share.?