Global Day for Darfur II

On April 29th the film "Noise for Darfur" was screened at Federation Square as a symbolic gesture on the day, which saw protests aroudn the world. Members of the Darfur community were present at the screening.

A public lecture was also held in Melbourne on 1st May to commemorate the day. Over 100 people attended the debate and discussion about what Australia and the international community should do to restore the peace in Darfur. Speakers included Mr Michael Danby MP, Ms Pamela Bone, Dr Alex Bellamy and Mr Abdelhadi Matar. The debate was mediated by Richard Simpson.

View video footage of the event here.

Fed Square

Fed Square