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Mandela: Struggle for Freedom extended until late summer 2019!

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Exhibition opening

June 15, 2019

Cost: Free

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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.

Events

Exhibition opening

June 15, 2019

Cost: Free

Location: Carolyn Sifton Foundation Terrace on Level 6

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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.

Exhibitions

Time to Act: Rohingya Voices

June 2019 to April 2020

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Rohingya women, children and men wade through waist-high muddy river water. Some carry young children, while others carry bags of possessions, including household items.

Exhibitions

Time to Act: Rohingya Voices

June 2019 to April 2020

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Rohingya women, children and men wade through waist-high muddy river water. Some carry young children, while others carry bags of possessions, including household items.

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Childhood Denied

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A group of boys wearing pyjamas kneels on single beds with heads bowed and hands clasped as if in prayer. A woman stands in the room with her hands clasped in a similar manner.

It happened here, too

By Matthew McRae

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Rusted iron manacles hang on hooks on a plain white wall.

What would you risk to share evidence of injustice?

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“A Cauldron of Hell”: The Story of Canada’s Hong Kong Veterans

By Matthew McRae, Communications Advisor

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Three older men in Canadian Legion uniforms sit beside each other. They are all wearing Remembrance Day poppies on their uniforms.

A Yiddish poem from the Holocaust

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A yellowed paper with a handwritten text in Yiddish. The piece of paper is flat but was folded previously as old fold marks are obvious.

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Childhood Denied

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A group of boys wearing pyjamas kneels on single beds with heads bowed and hands clasped as if in prayer. A woman stands in the room with her hands clasped in a similar manner.

It happened here, too

By Matthew McRae

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Rusted iron manacles hang on hooks on a plain white wall.

What would you risk to share evidence of injustice?

What does it mean to stand up for human rights? Read the story of a medic who risked his own safety to document the evidence of atrocity.

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“A Cauldron of Hell”: The Story of Canada’s Hong Kong Veterans

By Matthew McRae, Communications Advisor

On December 8, 1941, the Japanese army launched an attack on the then-British colony of Hong Kong, located in Southern China.

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Three older men in Canadian Legion uniforms sit beside each other. They are all wearing Remembrance Day poppies on their uniforms.

A Yiddish poem from the Holocaust

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A yellowed paper with a handwritten text in Yiddish. The piece of paper is flat but was folded previously as old fold marks are obvious.