Radio Sweden Thursday
As the UN General Assembly overwhelmingly endorses a new reformed rights council, we ask will it mean a significant gain for human rights.
The right to Silence, it’s off with those mobiles on Stockholm’s underground.
And find out why plastic’s fantastic for image conscious Swedes.
Closing Music. The Concretes, ” The Chosen One”
The United Nations General Assembly has voted overwhelmingly to replace the Organisation’s discredited Human Rights Commission with a new body - the Human Rights Council. As Azariah Kiros reports the adoption of the new Council is being seen as the main achievement of the President of the General Assembly, Swedish diplomat Jan Eliasson:
Starting this year, Stockholm’s public transit sompany SL is introducing mobile-telephone free zones. Radio Sweden’s Juan Navas filed this report: