Dienstag, 2. August 2011

*Jean Ziegler *Der Aufstand des Gewissens*

Jean Zieglers -nicht-gehaltene Festspielrede 2011: Der Aufstand des Gewissens

*Jean Ziegler is a sociologist and critic of globalization. He's member of the UN Human Rights Council’s Advisory Committee with an expertise on economic, social and cultural rights, in particular the right to food. For the period 2000-2008, Jean Ziegler was the UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food.

*Austrian province of Salzburg cancelled the opening speech by the UN Human Rights Council official Jean Ziegler at its prestigious cultural festival, so this is the speech released via youtube or to read via...

*The austria publishing company Ecowin released the speech under the title "The revolt of conscience" as a booklet. The speech makes reference to the current hunger crisis in somalia and the other countries in the Horn of Africa...