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9-12-14 Human Rights Day Forum

Forum: Can our First Nations Peoples celebrate

UN

Human Rights Day?


9 December 2014 - 5.30pm for 6pm start

Trades Hall Auditorium,
Entry via Unions NSW,
377 Sussex Street St
Sydney 2000

For Media Coverage by NITV: please click here


Forum marking UN Human Rights Day

 

Can First Nations’ Peoples celebrate UN Human Rights Day?

 

· Land theft and the Intervention

 

· Ongoing Stolen Generations

 

· World’s worst incarceration rates

 

· No sovereignty

 

Speakers

 

 

Chris Graham, Editor New Matilda and Associate Producer of John Pilger's ‘Utopia’

 

Jeff McMullen, CEO (honorary) of Ian Thorpe’s Fountain for Youth

 

 

For the leaflet: please click here

For the poster: please click here

For the media release: please click here

Sponsored by:

 

Stop the Intervention Collective Sydney, Grandmothers Against Removals,

Indigenous Social Justice Association and APHEDA

State Government’s threat to close remote communities:
Article and background info about WA Government’s move and its far-reaching implications: please click here

 

 

Videos from the Event:

 

1. Complilation

Can First Nations’ Peoples celebrate UN Human Rights Day? - Compliation on Vimeo.

 

2. Ray Jackson

Can First Nations’ Peoples celebrate UN Human Rights Day? - Ray Jackson on Vimeo.

 

3. Debra Swan

Can First Nations’ Peoples celebrate UN Human Rights Day? - Debra Swan on Vimeo.

 

4. Jeff McMullen

Can First Nations’ Peoples celebrate UN Human Rights Day? - Jeff McMullen on Vimeo.

 

5. Chris Graham

Can First Nations’ Peoples celebrate UN Human Rights Day? - Chris Graham on Vimeo.