A giant puppet - called Little Amal - depicting a young Syrian refugee girl arrives at St. Peter's square in the Vatican.

Puppet depicting young refugee girl continues European journey

Little Amal, a giant puppet depicting a young Syrian refugee child created by Handspring Puppet Company, arrives in St. Peter's Square in Vatican City. This 3.5 metre-tall puppet, after travelling from Syria to Turkey, Greece and Italy, will go to France, Switzerland, Germany, Belgium and the UK to focus attention on the urgent needs of young refugees.