Thursday, January 21, 2010

A Beat for Peace

Phil Selway, of Radiohead fame, is joining other drummers from around the world to support Sudan 365. In 2011, a referendum will determine whether or not the Southern region of Sudan becomes independent from the North. Experts fear that instability in the run-up to the referendum or its aftermath could reignite a civil war and cause massive human rights abuses unless international efforts are intensified to find a peaceful path through the next 12 months.

Here’s the call-to-action video, which also features Richard Jupp of Elbow, Caroline Corr of the Corrs, Nick Mason of Pink Floyd, Jonny Quinn of Snow Patrol, Stewart Copeland of the Police, and many more.