Human Rights in Arts

Events and outreach at the University of Manitoba

Prairie Perspective on Indian Residential Schools, Truth and Reconciliation

The Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada (TRC) held the Inaugural TRC National Event in Winnipeg from June 16-19, 2010. For more info about what a TRC National Event is check the TRC mandate at: The TRC estimates there were 10-15,000 participants at this event! On June 17, the CHRR held a conference as part of the […]

Human Wrongs: Making Things Right

Public forum tackles sex, politics and religion by Katie Chalmers-Brooks With little emotion, David Matas recounts the horrific details of a major human rights injustice in China that he helped to expose. The Winnipegger, recently co-nominated for a 2010 Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts, reveals how individuals, Falung Gong practitioners, were thrown behind bars […]

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    The Faculty of Arts Human Rights blog highlights information about current research projects focusing on Human Rights issues. We will also advise you of upcoming conferences, symposiums, workshops and other outreach activities related to Human Rights both within the Faculty of Arts and across the University. If you have an event or project that you would like posted in the blog and/or the bi-weekly E-Memo, please send the details to Shawn Jordan, Communications Coordinator (
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