Chris Cunneen, music & Human Rights Week – The Thursday Podcast

By Right Now Radio

The December edition of Right Now Radio is a full as a Christmas stocking with interviews, musical treats and Ben’s daggy gags.

The crew chat with Professor Chris Cunneen about a recent report on legal needs for Aboriginal people in Victoria, catch up with Laura Vines about fighting violence against women in PNG (including with a song competition!), and hear from Janet Wight about proposed reforms to Queensland’s criminal justice system and the potential impacts on young people. Plus there’s the usual wrap of website news and a look at upcoming Human Rights Week events.

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Blackout (poem)

By Bänoo Zan

Bänoo Zan’s poem was written in the aftermath of countrywide protests against sudden steep rise in fuel price in Iran on November 15. Authorities shot down the Internet of the whole country and embarked on a horrific killing spree. Amnesty International has so far verified 208 deaths in less than a week.