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To Make Us Slowly Disappear:The Chinese Government‘s Assault on the Uyghurs

December 13, 2021

The Montreal Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies, the Simon-Skjodt Center for the Prevention of Genocide at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and the Raoul Wallenberg Centre for Human Rights hosted a special event to mark the International Day of Commemoration and Dignity of the Victims of the Crime of Genocide and Prevention of this Crime.

The event was the official Canadian launch of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum’s new report and consisted of a presentation of the report’s findings and a discussion on the role of Canada in helping protect the Uyghur minority in China.

Speakers:

Naomi Kikoler, Director of the Simon-Skjodt Center for the Prevention of Genocide at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

Kyle Matthews, Executive Director of Montreal Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies at Concordia University.

Irwin Cotler, Founder and International Chair of the Raoul Wallenberg Center for Human Rights, former Attorney General of Canada and former Minister of Justice of Canada.

Robert Fife, Ottawa Bureau Chief for The Globe and Mail and the host of CTV's "Question Period with The Globe and Mail's Robert Fife."

-  Nursiman Abdurashid, Uyghur activist.

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