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Wpg Free Press: U.S. Holocaust museum, local universities join forces to explore connections between Nazi atrocities, residential school trauma

October 23, 2019 — 
"There’s at least a case to be made that there’s something to be learned by putting these two things side by side," UM's Adam Muller says

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Wpg Free Press: U of M offers first human rights program

September 10, 2019 — 
Winnipeg’s role as a civil liberties hub has expanded, with the launch of Canada’s first interdisciplinary master of human rights program

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Winter on campus.

Sexual violence support for students, staff and faculty

December 10, 2018 — 
A listing of supports available and how to access them

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Master of Human Rights: First-of-its-kind degree in Canada

November 5, 2018 — 
The Faculty of Law of the University of Manitoba is pleased to announce the first Master of Human Rights (MHR) graduate degree program to be offered in Canada

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The Mahatma Gandhi Peace Award ceremony was held at Robson Hall on Thurs. Oct. 11, 2018. L-R: Dr. Robert Falcon Ouellette, M.P., Dr. Adbo El Tassi, Dr. K. Dakshinamurti, President, Gandhi Centre, Dr. Cindy Blackstock, Mr. Terry Duguid, M.P., Dr. Pawan Singal.

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Mahatma Gandhi Peace Award 2018 Ceremony at Robson Hall

October 12, 2018 — 
Child welfare activist Dr. Cindy Blackstock received the Mahatma Gandhi Peace Award of 2018

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Statue of Mahatma Gandhi at The Forks

Mahatma Gandhi Peace Award ceremony to honour Cindy Blackstock

October 9, 2018 — 
2018 Mahatma Gandhi Peace Award ceremony takes place on Oct. 11

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Falun Dafa the fifth exercise, meditation // Photo: longtrekhome, Pixabay

Cold Genocide: Falun Gong in China

August 14, 2018 — 
Social work professor Maria Cheung and alumnus David Matas, international human rights lawyer, have written one of the most impactful articles on a genocide currently taking place that few talk -- or even know -- about  

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Betsy Neuville

Faculty of Education

Help in unlikely places

June 8, 2018 — 
If helping persons with disabilities to lead full, rich and meaningful lives in Moldova, the place known as the world’s most unhappy country wasn’t formidable enough, she said it was only a dress rehearsal for an even more daunting challenge: India.

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Yom HaShoah honours the Jews who perished in the Holocaust during the Second World War.

Yom HaShoah remembered through UM grad’s research and dedication

April 11, 2018 — 
The organizer of the Yom HaShoah memorial is Belle Jarniewski (BEd/93, Cert.Trans/02), herself a child of two survivors of the Holocaust

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Wpg Free Press: ‘A true servant of the people’

April 2, 2018 — 
'Saul Cherniack packed a lot of life into his 101 years'

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