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Human Rights Day Commemoration with Sister Patricia Fox and Victorian MP Lidia Thorpe, organised by PASA, Seddon, Vic, 9 Dec 2018
9 Dec 2018 2:30 PM - 5:00 PM AEDT
Join us in Commemorating
HUMAN RIGHTS DAY
End of Year Celebrations
Sister Patricia Fox (Sr Pat)
Sister Pat is a 72-year old Australian missionary who has lived in the Philippines for 27 years, helping and supporting the farmers, workers and indigenous Filipinos. She is a staunch human rights advocate and an advocate of poor and struggling Filipinos. Early this year, she joined an international fact finding mission to Mindanao where they witnessed and documented many cases of human rights violations. President Duterte disliked her advocacy work and ordered her to leave the country.
Sr Pat is an elected member of the National Council of Karapatan (an alliance of human rights organisation and programs in the Philippines.)
Lidia Thorpe has been the member for Northcote in the Victorian Legislative Assembly since November 2017 and is a member of the Victorian Greens. Thorpe won the Northcote state by-election on 18 November 2017 to become the first female Aboriginal elected to the Parliament of Victoria. She is the Greens Spokesperson for Aboriginal Affairs, Aboriginal Health, Sport, Training and Skills (including TAFE), Consumer Affairs, Mental Health.
Lidia will speak on Treaty and Indigenous Human Rights.
✹ Good discussions
✹ Games & fun for the family
✹ Raffle with very good raffle prizes ✹ Food & drinks will be provided
Bring your family and friends
Sunday, December 9, 2018 2.30 pm
Seddon Scout Hall
1A Bellairs Avenue, Seddon
Parking available along the road.
2 minutes walk from Seddon Train Station
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