ARTICLE: Holodomor teaches us about ruthless, unchecked power [The Windsor Star]

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It’s just one room and it was to have housed a prominent gallery to inform about one of the world’s greatest human rights tragedies, the Holodomor. Josef Stalin imposed that famine to starve Ukrainians into submission.

Millions died in 1932 and 1933 while Europe mutely, sometimes knowingly, consumed confiscated wheat.

The Holodomor, we are told, will be mentioned in the Canadian Museum for Human Rights but displays can change, shrink, eventually disappear. A gallery would signal permanence.

This story about the fragility of human rights belongs there prominently.

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SOURCE: blogs.windsorstar.com


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