Category: Winnipeg

New exhibition portrays plight of Rohingya people

New exhibition portrays plight of Rohingya peoplePowerful photographs, interactive voices bring contemporary issue to life Photograph by Kevin Frayer, Courtesy of Kevin Frayer and Getty ImagesWinnipeg – June 14, 2019 –The humanitarian crisis now facing hundreds of thousands of Rohingya families forced to flee their homes in Myanmar and survive a genocide comes into sharp […]

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Universal Declaration of Human Rights anniversary

  Museum celebrates 70th anniversary of Universal Declaration of Human Rights Free admission, citizenship ceremony, in-gallery activity on Sunday   Winnipeg – December 6, 2018 – The Canadian Museum for Human Rights will celebrate the 70th anniversary of the United Nations’ Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) with free admission, a citizenship ceremony, a youth choir performance and a special in-gallery […]

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New Mandela exhibition opens at CMHR in Winnipeg

        Mandela and the movement that rocked the world Fight for freedom showcased through dramatic visuals, digital technology Visitors to the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) can experience the tiny cell where Nelson Mandela spent 18 of his 27 years in prison, take a stand in front of a giant armoured […]

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