Right Now Radio Podcast 30/6/11

By Right Now Radio

We speak to Melanie Dye, who has recently returned from working in Tanzania with a children’s rights organisation, about her motives and experiences, and the important contributions made by Australian volunteers in protecting human rights, reducing poverty and encouraging sustainable development overseas.
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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.