Play

“The young do not know enough to be prudent and therefore they attempt the impossible and achieve it … generation after generation – Pearl S Buck” “Adults do not perceive children as a minority group but as helpless, inexperienced, defenseless young people who need protection … This attitude must be confronted, challenged and refuted if young people are to secure their political rights. – Bob Franklin”. The info board describes the history of the wall, from Eddie to Can It Change? to the current re-imaging. Painted by Ed Reynolds. With support from the Arts Council, Belfast City Council, and the Lower Shankill Community Association. Hopewell Crescent, Belfast.

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Copyright © 2009 Peter Moloney

Young People’s Rights

“The right not to be bullied, to be safe from war, to privacy, to play, to be happy.” Duncairn Parade, Belfast. For the title panel, with “to be loved, to family life, to freedom of expression, to life, to your own beliefs” (on the New Lodge Road) see The Right To Be Happy.

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Copyright © 2006 Peter Moloney