Canadian Singer announce $2.5M donation for Palestine

Abel Makkonen Tesfaye, known professionally as the Weeknd, is a Canadian singer and songwriter.

The famous Canadian singer and UN World Food Program Goodwill Ambassador The Weeknd has announced a donation of 2.5 million dollars for the victims of the Israeli aggression in Gaza.

The Weeknd was appointed as a Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations program in October 2021 and has since been active for the undernourished around the world.

Before donating aid to the oppressed Palestinians in Gaza, the singer also announced emergency aid for malnourished women and children in Ethiopia.

It should be remembered that in a statement released by Corinne Fleischer, the director of the humanitarian organization for the Middle East, North Africa and Eastern Europe region, the urgent need to help people suffering from malnutrition caused by the war in Gaza. Attention was drawn to the need.

He said in his statement that the ongoing conflict in Gaza has started a major humanitarian disaster. In the current situation, the World Food Program of the United Nations is working 24 hours a day to provide aid to Gaza, but we are watching. are that massive measures are needed to tackle the desperate levels of hunger.

It should be noted that since October 7, the number of Palestinians martyred in Gaza has increased to more than 16,000, while more than 1.5 million have been displaced.

Abel Makkonen Tesfaye, known professionally as the Weeknd, is a Canadian singer, songwriter, and record producer. He is noted for his unconventional music production, artistic reinventions, and his signature use of the falsetto register.

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