British singer Sting has called world leaders "half-men and cowards" for their to solve the refugee crisis. Sting hit out at during an Amnesty International in Athens, Greece. Amnesty International is the largest human rights NGO in the . Sting also praised Greece for the way it has helped refugees over the past years. He said: "Thank God for Greece because you have shown the . You have shown how to treat refugees when other people are building . When children are being taken from their mothers and put in , you are acting with compassion and generosity and common ....Our so-called leaders, a sad parade of half-men, cowards, have not got the ."
Sting told crowds that Greece helped nearly a refugees in 2015, even though it was dealing with a financial crisis. Other countries refused to help the refugees. Many built barbed-wire fences to keep them out. Sting had harsh words for the recent family-separation in the USA. More than 2,000 children have been detained and separated from who tried to cross the Mexico border into the US . The concert audience cheered and applauded when Sting called this "brutal" and "barbaric". Some European countries still seem to help refugees. Italy recently turned away a German of 350 immigrants. Spain agreed to accept the refugees