Thursday 29 June 2017

Poetic licence over human rights charter

THE European Union is planning to turn its Charter of Fundamental Human Rights into an epic 80-minute poem to be performed to the accompaniment of music, dance and "multimedia elements".

The European Agency for Fundamental Rights is seeking "to contract a poet or other experienced individual to devise a poetic composition based on the articles of the EU charter". A spokesman said it could turn the dry language into something "more relevant to citizens". (© Daily Telegraph, London)

Irish Independent

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