Just arrived, a petition to the Palestinian president for the immediate release of Zakaria Zubeidi, co-founder of the Freedom Theatre. Doctors say it’s unlikely he can survive more than 3 days. Please don’t delay in signing the petition, here.
Canadian writer and documentary-maker Michael Riordon writes/
directs/produces books and articles, audio, video and film documentaries, plays for radio and stage.
A primary goal of his work is to recover voices and stories of people who have been silenced or marginalized, written out of the official version: First Nations (aboriginal) youth, Mozambican farmers, inmates in Canadian prisons, traditional healers in Fiji, queer folk across Canada, Guatemalan labour activists.
Michael also leads courses, workshops and seminars for community organizations, trade unions, schools, colleges and universities.