Thursday: NI Human Rights Festival

Today’s events at the Human Rights Festival (see for more)

  • Bad news for minorities

    Thursday 12 December
    6:00pm – 8:00pm
    Conor Lecture Theatre, University of Ulster Belfast Campus

    Bad News for MinoritiesGuest speaker Professor Greg Philo of the Glasgow Media Group will talk about the media’s representations of minorities – specifically refugees and asylum-seekers – and how this affects public perception. This will be followed by a panel discussion with practitioners and journalists.


  • Workers Rights are Human Rights!

    Thursday 12 December
    7:00 pm
    Northern Visions Media Centre, Donegall Street Belfast

    Workers Rights are Human RightsBelfast and District Trades Union Council presents…

    Bread and Roses: a thought provoking film about immigrant workers’ struggles against poverty, state violence, and economic exploitation and starring Oscar winning actor Adrien Brody. The film will be introduced by Dr Stephen Nolan.

    Ticket information: Free and refreshments provided

    For further details contact Naomi 07435786055

  • Quiz Night in Aid of The Inez McCormack Fund

    Thursday 12 December
    7:00pm – late
    The Dark Horse, 7-11 Commercial Court Belfast

    Quiz Night in Aid of The Inez McCormack FundA night in celebration of the life and legacy of renowned human rights activist and trade unionist Inez McCormack. The Quiz will raise funds in support of PPR, founded by Inez in 2006 to put human rights at the service of the most disadvantaged groups.

    This is an over 18s event.

    Ticket information: £7 Ticket


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  • Human Rights Cabaret

    Thursday 12 December
    7:30pm – 11:00pm
    The Nerve Centre Derry/Londonderry

    Human Rights CabaretThe Human Rights Consortium and Tinderbox Theatre Company are excited to present ‘Human Rights Cabaret’. Up-and-coming writers provide satirical perspectives on a range of human rights themes in a mix of comical sketches and songs with a classic pub quiz to ensure an excellent evening of entertainment.

    This is an over 18s event.

    Ticket information: £5 (£3 Concession)


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