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Sydney Jewish Museum – Spotlight on Human Rights Issues

Sydney Jewish Museum has recently pushed out an educational program to give us a better understanding of current human rights issues in Australia in 2020.

Spotlight On Human Rights Issues 2020 is a series of five online talks, diving into the question: What are human rights and its relation to health, racism and media in Australia in 2020.

Each Monday evening in August, industry experts will shine light on issues relating to health, the media’s role in human rights and how racism impact young Australians.

Bus Stop Films Co-founder, Genevieve Clay-Smith featured in the talk series will be exploring the role of media in human rights, and role social media plays in how we consume media related to human rights.

Other speakers featured include Physician and Journalist Dr Norman Swan, Australian Director at Human Rights watch Elaine Pearson and Production of ABC’s You Cant Ask That Kirk Docker, among many others.

Aug 3-31. Via Zoom. $15. Tickets & Info: www.sydneyjewishmuseum.com.au

By Kirsta Cheung

 

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