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The forgotten stories: Nigeria-Biafra war and its genocide

December 10, 2019

Cost: Free ticket required

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National book launch: 'Picking up the Pieces'

November 20, 2019

Cost: Free ticket required

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A man wearing traditional Indigenous regalia and headdress stands in front of an art installation made of wooden panels with embedded objects.

Night of the disappeared

December 12, 2019

Cost: Free

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Outdoor display of large photographs of people’s faces.

Seeking justice after the genocide

December 8, 2019

Cost: Free

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A group of people walking down a street with sign that reads “Commémoration du génocide contre les Tutsi du Rwanda. Avril-Juillet 1994. www.pagerwanda.ca”.

The relevance of the Holodomor today

November 18, 2019

Cost: Free ticket required

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Little girl, victim of hunger, Kharkov

Events

The forgotten stories: Nigeria-Biafra war and its genocide

December 10, 2019

Cost: Free ticket required

Location: CMHR, Manitoba Teachers Society Classrooms on Level 1

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Two people in conversation seated across from each other.

National book launch: 'Picking up the Pieces'

November 20, 2019

Cost: Free ticket required

Location: Level 2 - Canadian Journeys

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A man wearing traditional Indigenous regalia and headdress stands in front of an art installation made of wooden panels with embedded objects.

Night of the disappeared

December 12, 2019

Cost: Free

Location: CMHR, Manitoba Teachers Society Classrooms on Level 1

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Outdoor display of large photographs of people’s faces.

Seeking justice after the genocide

December 8, 2019

Cost: Free

Location: Montreal Holocaust Museum, Salon Betty Goodwin
5151, chemin de la Côte-Sainte-Catherine, Montreal

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A group of people walking down a street with sign that reads “Commémoration du génocide contre les Tutsi du Rwanda. Avril-Juillet 1994. www.pagerwanda.ca”.

The relevance of the Holodomor today

November 18, 2019

Cost: Free ticket required

Location: CMHR, Manitoba Teachers Society Classrooms on Level 1

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Little girl, victim of hunger, Kharkov

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.

Stories

Rohingya women call for justice

By Paula Kelly

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A group of Rohingya women and men carry young children and belongings as they walk in a line over an earthen dike over a stretch of water.

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.

The story of slavery in Canadian history

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.

Stories

Rohingya women call for justice

By Paula Kelly

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A group of Rohingya women and men carry young children and belongings as they walk in a line over an earthen dike over a stretch of water.

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.

The story of slavery in Canadian history

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.