Monthly Archives: February 2008

Disability Rights: Australia Urged to Ratify UN Disability Convention

The Human Rights Law Resource Centre has made a submission to the Commonwealth Attorney-General’s Department strongly supporting ratification of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and the Optional Protocol to the Convention. It is well recognized that people with disabilities are more vulnerable than the broader community to a range of deprivations and disadvantages, including poverty, social Read More »

“The lost myth”, Greek sculptures in the Walk of the Meadow

Sculpture especially conceived for Madrid. Until April 13, the Walk of the Meadow will be inhabited by 26 monumental sculptures, which imitate the ancient Greece. This work belongs to the Polish sculptor Igor Mitoraj, who is exhibiting in the frame of the project Art in the Street. I love this type of projects because they create a different poetic art on having been Read More »

Human Rights Torch Arrives in Durban

The Human Rights Torch Relay visited Durban, South Africa on Feb. 16, with a music concert capping off the ceremony in Durban City Hall Square. Durban City councilor Mr. Jayraj Bachu delivers a speech at the Human Rights Torch Relay ceremony in Durban City Hall Square. (The Epoch Times) Durban City councilor Mr. Jayraj Bachu was the invited host for the event and delivered a supporting speech at a ceremony for the Relay, whose theme since the relay began in Read More »