Nyawal and other 32 refugee girls from 17 countries stood in the heart of New York’s holiday festivities and performed a new take on the holiday classic, “Silent Night." "This is not your typical Silent Night,” says Nyawal, a Darfour refugee in front of a crowd, “This is a version of a holiday carol that tells the story of people like us.”
The lyrics were changed according to their owns stories of pain and fear in war zones around the world and the hope and relief that can be provided by humanitarian aid.
The thrilling performance has been turned into a beautiful docu-style video now available on social media, with the goal of raising funds for the United Nations Emergency Fund.
What Fatimah, teenager refugee from Iraq, has to say will give you goosebumps.