Stars including Sting and Elvis Costello back song for global refugee crisis campaign

Daily Record: Sally Hayden: 19th September 2016

More than 175 world renowned  artists including Sting, Robert Plant and Elvis Costello have joined forces to back a song that supports greater action to address the global refugee crisis.

The royalties from "We Are Not Afraid" will be divided between the International Rescue Committee - which supports refugees and internally displaced people in more than 40 countries - and the non-profit group Human Rights Watch.

The songs composer is Nigerian reggae artist Majek Fashek.

The song's accompanying music video will feature celebrities holding signs reading "not afraid". It was directed by Kevin Godley, who has made videos for U2 and Eric Clapton, and will be published to YouTube on September 29.

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