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  • Article: Human rights museum in the wrong, say Ukrainians [The Catholic Register]

    SOURCE:http://www.catholicregister.org/news/canada/item/16386-human-rights-museum-in-the-wrong-say-ukrainians

    Written by Ruane Remy, The Catholic Register

    Saturday, 25 May 2013 10:06

    Members of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress are demanding that the new Canadian Museum for Human Rights more fully recognize abuses suffered by Ukrainians in Canada and in the former Soviet Union.

    When the museum opens next year in Winnipeg, it will downplay the wartime internment of


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

    http://blogs.windsorstar.com/2013/04/25/in-its-80th-anniversary-year-holodomor-teaches-about-ruthless-unchecked-power/
    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


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    UKRAINIAN CANADIAN CONGRESS CONCLUDES SUCCESSFUL MANITOBA ROADSHOW FIERY WINNIPEG TOWN HALL ASKS UCC TO STEP UP EFFORTS ON RIGHTS MUSEUM

    WINNIPEG- APRIL 23, 2013-Ukrainian Canadian Congress National President Paul Grod and Executive Director Taras Zalusky, successfully concluded the first leg of the UCC National roadshow with successful meetings in Winnipeg, Brandon and Dauphin April 5-7, 2013.
    “We had a very successful visit in Manitoba and are encouraged by the vibrant and active community that we met


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    CONCERNS RAISED OVER LACK OF CANADIAN CONTENT IN CANADIAN NATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS MUSEUM

     

    Responding to recent reports about the contents of the taxpayer-funded Canadian Museum for Human Rights, in Winnipeg, the Ukrainian Canadian Civil Liberties Association has begun a national educational campaign raising concerns over the CMHR’s failure to include any significant exhibit dealing with Canada’s first national internment operations. Thousands of Ukrainians and other Europeans were needlessly


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    “The Windsor Star: Ukrainian Canadian Congress unhappy with Winnipeg human rights museum” [kyivpost.com]

    SOURCE: http://www.kyivpost.com/content/ukraine-abroad/the-windsor-star-ukrainian-canadian-congress-unhappy-with-winnipeg-human-rights-museum-323194.html
    WINNIPEG – The Ukrainian Canadian Congress says the planned Canadian Museum for Human Rights in Winnipeg isn’t doing enough to recognize their people’s suffering and struggles.
    In a news release Thursday, the congress says that a decade ago, the museum’s founders promised a permanent display about the Holodomor, Joseph Stalin’s man-made famine of the 1930s that


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    “Ukrainian Canadian Congress unhappy with Winnipeg human rights museum” [Maclean's]

    http://www2.macleans.ca/2013/04/11/ukrainian-canadian-congress-unhappy-with-winnipeg-human-rights-museum/
    WINNIPEG – The Ukrainian Canadian Congress says the planned Canadian Museum for Human Rights in Winnipeg isn’t doing enough to recognize their people’s suffering and struggles.
    In a news release Thursday, the congress says that a decade ago, the museum’s founders promised a permanent display about the Holodomor, Joseph Stalin’s man-made famine of the 1930s that


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    CMHR “Promise Made – Promise Broken”

    UKRAINIAN CANADIAN COMMUNITY COMMEMORATES
    10TH ANNIVERSARY OF ASPER COMMITMENT:
    UCC CALLS UPON RIGHTS MUSEUM TO LIVE UP TO COMMITMENT

     

     

    Winnipeg, Manitoba-April 11, 2013-Ten years ago today, Dr. Israel Asper, made a commitment to the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) to feature the Holodomor and Canada’s First National Internment Operations (WW1 internment) very clearly, distinctly and permanently in the Canadian


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    UCC CONCERNED OVER CONTENT OF CANADIAN MUSEUM FOR HUMAN RIGHTS

     

    UCC CONCERNED OVER CONTENT OF CANADIAN MUSEUM FOR HUMAN RIGHTS
    Calls upon Canadians to Express Concerns

    April 5, 2013 – Winnipeg, Manitoba - The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) urges all Canadians to voice their concerns over the content and layout proposed for the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (Museum).”On a recent site tour of this taxpayer-funded museum, I


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    UKRAINIAN CANADIAN CONGRESS CONCLUDED MONTREAL BOARD MEETING: MEETS WITH RIGHTS MUSEUM, NAMES LOCATION OF NEXT TRIENNIAL CONGRESS

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    December 12, 2012 – MONTREAL, QC – The leadership of the Ukrainian Canadian community concluded an intense two day board meeting on issues of importance to the Ukrainian Canadian community such as the inclusion of Canada’s First National Internment Operations and the Holodomor in the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR), the recent election results in


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    “Ukrainian experts to speak on Holodomor” [Article] Winnipeg Free Press

    http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/local/ukrainian-experts-to-speak-on-holodomor-179620841.html
    By: Carolin Vesely
    Posted: 11/16/2012
    Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition November 16, 2012 A13
    The Canadian Museum for Human Rights is about to shed new light on the genocide that wiped out millions of Ukrainians in the early 1930s.
    The museum has organized visits to Canada this month by two world-renowned Ukrainian researchers who have been analyzing hundreds


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