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Recent news releases

Jailed Iranian-Canadian journalist to speak at Museum

Winnipeg - March 22, 2019

Jailed Iranian-Canadian journalist Maziar Bahari – whose best-selling memoir was the basis for Jon Stewart’s film Rosewater – will speak at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) on Tuesday, March 26. Co-hosted by the Museum and the Bahá’í Community of Canada, this free public event will

Maziar Bahari

Rights fest for children transforms Museum during spring break

Winnipeg - March 21, 2019

Free admission all week for children 12 and under

A woman, a man and a young boy are gathered around a circular table. Several photographs are scattered on the table, and the woman is pointing one out to the boy.

Mandela’s lessons for Canada

Winnipeg - March 18, 2019

Indigenous leader speaks out on International Day for Elimination of Racial Discrimination.

A man wearing a feather headdress stands beside a woman, who is looking at him. There is a large photograph of a man with grey hair (Nelson Mandela) in the background.


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