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New exhibition portrays plight of Rohingya people

Winnipeg - June 14, 2019

Powerful photographs, interactive voices bring contemporary issue to life

A soldier with a rifle on his back blocks a group of Rohingya before they cross a makeshift bridge. His left hand is raised, gesturing for them to stop.

Asian Heritage Month closes with performances at CMHR

Winnipeg - May 28, 2019

A showcase of vibrant dancing, drumming and fashion by diverse Asian-Canadian performers will be held at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) tomorrow evening to mark the end of Asian Heritage Month.

Quatre filles souriantes portant des vêtements assortis en blanc, rouge et vert.

Spring into human rights at the Museum

Winnipeg - May 16, 2019

New two-day ticket for tourists, diverse programs, expanded hours

An unusual glass, steel and concrete building stands behind light green tree branches and green grass, against a bright blue sky.

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