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Book launch with author Serge Cipko

November 21, 2018

Cost: Free

Location: Bonnie & John Buhler Hall

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Childhood Denied

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Un groupe de garçons en pyjamas agenouillés sur des lits simples, la tête baissée et les mains jointes comme s’ils priaient. Une femme est debout dans la chambre et a aussi les mains jointes.

It happened here, too

By Matthew McRae

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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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The power of individual stories

By Javier Torres, Program Interpreter

My name is Javier Torres. Two years ago I moved to Winnipeg and became a Program Interpreter at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights.

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