Ed Sheeran among 1,000 artists performing for global refugee concert series

Ed Sheeran leads the way for the 'Give a Home for Human Rights' day.

WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - Singer Ed Sheeran led the way for the 'Give a Home for Human Rights' day set up by Amnesty International and Sofar Sounds on Wednesday (Sept 20). 

The British singer played an intimate gig in Washington DC. 

The global refugee concert series saw 1000 artists perform 300 shows across 60 countries on the same day. 

'Give a Home For Human Rights' is part of Amnesty's 'I Welcome' campaign, which invites a better international response from governments to the global refugee crisis.