Tune and original words: East Timor freedom song 'The People are singing for Freedom'
New words: Mary McCann
This song was adapted from ‘The People are Singing for Freedom’ which has been sourced both as a song in solidarity with the people of East Timor and a song in solidarity with people in South Africa. We are trying to find a definitive source to clarify this, so if you know anything, please do get in touch. Mary McCann rewrote the lyrics for the climate justice movement.
Learn and sing along:
(Note — this is a slightly different version to the above version)