Films, story-telling and human rights – The Thursday Podcast

By Right Now Radio
Letter from a Child - Ibithal Samarayi (Iraq) - Mixed Media

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This month’s Right Now Radio episode is jam-packed with all the latest human rights news and events. Evelyn is on the lookout for all the best human rights films to see at the Melbourne International Film Festival. Rachel and Ben examine the use of story telling in human rights advocacy. As usual, there’s all the latest from the Right Now website. Plus, the PNG deal, West Papua and more!

Listen to this month’s Right Now Radio podcast (56mins). Right click and select “save target as” to download. Alternatively listen to shorter snippets from the show below.

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Iran

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.