Human Rights Torch Relay

Inspired by the Olympic torch relay, this alternative, global Human Rights Torch Relay was a grassroots campaign that travelled around the world in late 2007. The Human Rights Torch Relay arrived in Melbourne on Friday 16th November. Alpha

DAN joined the Human Rights Torch Relay to say no to China sending arms to Darfur and Human Rights abuse in China. Outstanding singer, Ajak Kwai performed on the night and there was a speech by Alpha Lisimba, Vice President of the Darfur Community Association of Australia.

The festive parade started on Saturday 17th at Victoria Gardens and made its way through the city.