On this month’s Right Now Radio podcast, Ben Schokman and Rachel Ball speak with Evelyn Tadros to get the low down on the enormously successful Human Rights Arts and Film Festival, and Rachel speaks with Gerard Brody about the “Do Not Knock” campaign started by the Consumer Action Law Centre. As usual, Ben and Rachel catch up on the big human rights news stories from the last month and take a look at what’s happening at www.rightnow.org.au.
The government was armed with rhetoric for a climate change debate, but not prepared for any disaster a changed climate brings.
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.