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October 28, 2014
Project aims to teach humanity rather than passivity in the face of atrocity
Concordia will co-host a special panel discussion on Wednesday, Oct. 29 in memory of a Swedish diplomat whose intercession, at personal risk, saved tens of thousands of Hungarian Jews from Naz...
In the minutes after the gunman fired an old family hunting rifle at the beautiful young soldier in the kilt guarding the National War Memorial, a different narrative began to take shape.
A small group of Samaritans — a nurse, a lawyer, fellow soldiers — rushed to Nath...
October 21, 2014
Concordia's Montreal Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies commemorates his peacekeeping legacy on October 29.
The life and legacy of the man who saved more than 100,000 Hungarian Jews during World War II will be honoured in Montreal next week with the last i...
October 3, 2014
Jason Kenney, who called Wallenberg “one of the greatest heroes of one of the darkest periods of human history” (Reuters)
2014 is a sobering time for human rights experts and advocates. With the Middle East imploding and human rights abuses being carried out and broadc...