Monday, August 10, 2015

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We Need A Safer World For Children

From Nothing is Sacred a 7 July 2015 screening of Bread and Roses TV with Maryam Namazie and Fariborz Pooya


Interview with rights campaigner Farideh Arman

 Shocking news: Afghan Court acquittal of instigator of Farkhunda murder

 Insane fatwa: Malaysian Mufti calls for modest dress in “respect of Muslims”

Good new: Sohail Arabi’s execution order suspended

 Question: Why our programme is called Bread and Roses

 Protest time: Children’s rights activist Atena Daemi sentenced to 14 years in prison
Slice of Life: Greece

 Plus Ramadan jokes for you

Background: According to Unicef, of every ten children in the world, one lives in a war zone. A child is killed by violence every five minutes in the world with most of those deaths occurring outside war zones. Those living in poverty are more likely to be the victims of violence. Millions feel unsafe in their homes, schools and communities.
 
Children victims of violence have brain activity similar to soldiers exposed to combat and more than 30% are likely to develop long-lasting symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder. Only 41 countries have an explicit ban on violence against children. We need a safer world for children today.

 Director: Reza Moradi
Translator: Khosro Gharib


 

 

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