Human Rights News Archive
June 13, 2017 —
On June 14, a sculpture of Havel was unveiled at the U of M. He was the last President of Czechoslovakia and first President of the Czech Republic, and an influential Czech playwright, poet, and political dissident
June 9, 2017 —
Katelin Neufeld [MA/14] is the inaugural recipient of the Mahatma Gandhi Scholarship in Human Rights, established by College of Medicine professor emeritus Dr. Krishnamurti Dakshinamurti and his wife Dr. Ganga Dakshinamurti [DEd/92]
June 6, 2017 —
Science and engineering students breaking out of the lab and heading for First Nation reserves to put their education into action got some tips this month from those who have walked that path before them
May 11, 2017 —
Educators from across Canada took another step toward shining a light on a dark chapter in human history last weekend during the Holodomor Genocide Education Conference at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights.
March 10, 2017 —
Canadian Journal of Human Rights celebrates five years
September 27, 2016 —
Teacher and activist Lisa Howell knows firsthand the liberating and transformative power of education in reconciliation.
September 16, 2016 —
Twelve years ago, Manitoba became the fifth province or territory in the country to legalize same-sex marriage
August 24, 2016 —
Frequently asked questions
August 18, 2016 —
Education for reconciliation conference workshops hosted by educators from across the province who will share the various actions being taken in regards to reconciliation
June 30, 2016 —
On June 23 2016, Marcia V. J. Kran, a Canadian lawyer and former international civil servant now living in Vancouver, was elected to the UN Human Rights Committee (HRC). She holds B.A. (1987) and law (1980) degrees from the University of Manitoba, and received the Celebrated Alumnus Award from the Faculty of Arts in 2006.