Poetry in exile, Australian mining in Ecuador and Media reporting on Alice Springs

Wednesday, 1 March 2023 - 7:00am to 8:30am
Close-up of a leopard's face, Text in the corner of the picture reading: EQUADOR ENDANGERED

Mammad Aidani speaks to Tina Giannoukos on 3CR's Spoken Word program. Aidani is a human rights advocate, playwright, theatre director, psychosocial researcher and poet from Iran, which is also where his poetry has been banned. His work focuses on the experiences and traumas of Middle Eastern people, especially migrant, refugees and asylum seekers who have left their homelands to settle in the west.


Liz Downes, Coordinator of the Ecuadorian Endangered Campaign will come into the studio at 7:30 to chat about their work in Ecuador and the following event happening on Thursday evening: ECUADOR ENDANGERED AND THE BEEHIVE COLLECTIVE PRESENTS - Stories of Community Resistance Black Spark Cultural Centre.


Claudia speaks with former 3CR presenter Evan Wallace about current media reporting of Alice Springs and the role of local news and media outlets in bringing informed journalism. Evan is a journalist and radio presenter working on the ground in Alice Springs for the ABC.