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The Ongoing Persecution of Uyghurs: A Call to Action
Date:Monday, March 22, 2021
Time: 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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Organization: Montreal Holocaust Museum
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Contact: Sarah Fogg
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Phone: 5143452605

Join us for a special conference about the ongoing genocide perpetrated against members of the Uyghur and other Turkic Muslim minorities by the Government of the People's Republic of China. Registration is free and required in advance: The one-hour event will include presentations from Mehmet Tohti , Executive Director of Uyghur Rights Advocacy Project, Rayhan Asat , human rights attorney and advocate, the Honorable Professor Irwin Cotler , Canada's Special Envoy for Holocaust remembrance and the fight against antisemitism, Mia Hasenson- Gross , Executive Director of René Cassin, Eva Kuper , Holocaust survivor speaker and Board Member at the Montreal Holocaust Museum, Dorothy Zalcman Howard , Immediate Past President of the Montreal Holocaust Museum, and Rabbi Anthony Knopf of Congregation Beth Ora. Organized in partnership with Uyghur Rights Advocacy Project, CIJA Quebec, The Jewish Public Library, Communauté Sépharade Unifiée de Québec, Hillel Montreal, Jewish Movement for Uyghur Freedom, Raoul Wallenberg Center for Human Rights, the Montreal Board of Rabbis, and Semaine Actions against racism

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