Right Now Radio Podcast 16/6/11

By Right Now Radio
3CR radio

Over the last few weeks, the Baillieu Government has made several comments concerning the work of organisations that engage with human rights issues.  Now, following the amendments threatening the Equal Opportunity Act, the work of these organisations is more vital than ever.

To coincide with the 3CR “People Powered Radiothon”, Right Now Radio speaks with Erin Dolan from the Victoria Law Foundation about some of the funding challenges facing community organisations working on human rights issues.

Download podcast here (13MB)



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.