P.A. Bitez: ‘The Naked Eye’

Inspired by Article 11 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Princess Arinola Adegbite created this poem for inclusion in A Poetic Declaration, commissioned for the Ripples of Hope Festival at HOME in Manchester, in September.

Vona Groarke: ‘The Passport’

Inspired by Article 15 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Vona Groarke created this poem for inclusion in A Poetic Declaration, commissioned for the Ripples of Hope Festival at HOME in Manchester, in September.

Luke Wright: ‘Article 20’ – A Poetic Declaration

Inspired by Article 20 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Luke Wright created this poem for inclusion in A Poetic Declaration, commissioned for the Ripples of Hope Festival at HOME in Manchester, in September.

School children across Greater Manchester are creating a new Poetic Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which will be unveiled online on 10 December – Human Rights Day.

Malika Booker: ‘Museum for the countless Mothers of Black bodies dead in state custody’

Inspired by Article 9 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Malika Booker created this poem for inclusion in A Poetic Declaration, commissioned for the Ripples of Hope Festival at HOME in Manchester, in September.

School children across Greater Manchester are creating a new Poetic Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which will be unveiled online on 10 December – Human Rights Day.

Podcast review of Mark Thomas in Check Up: Our NHS @ 70

Mark Thomas is a comedian, political activist, investigative journalist and boasts of once being described as a ‘disgusting individual’ by former Lib Dem Leader David Steel. So when he came to Manchester for his latest show, ‘Check Up: Our NHS @ 70’, The Meteor jumped at the chance to check it out. Thomas is well […]