Annie Lennox And SING At The March And Rally For Human Rights At AIDS 2010

 

On 20th July 2010 Annie Lennox headlined a historic rally in downtown Vienna today The march and rally featured a  live musical performance by Annie and provided the opportunity for people to demonstrate their commitment to protecting human rights and stopping the spread of HIV.
The event consisted of a 30-minute peaceful march in downtown Vienna to a public rally with government leaders, human rights and AIDS advocates, and people affected by HIV. Following the speeches, Annie Lennox gave a special presentation about The SING Campaign, which included a musical performance and some short films highlighting the issues that surround HIV and AIDS. Annie also asked for a minute of silence to remember the victims of AIDS.

As part of the Human Rights and HIV/AIDS: Now More Than Ever campaign, the conference-affiliated event was led by a global coalition of organizations including The SING campaign and the International AIDS Society, and supported by the Open Society Institute and other sponsors including Aids Hilfe Wien and Homosexuelle Initiative Wien (HOSI).

Click here to read an article about this event from AFP.
Click here to watch a BBC video report from this event
Click here to watch Annie’s interview with Al Jazeera
Click here to read a blog post about this event from Levi Strauss & Co