Today is Ukrainian Famine and Genocide (Holodomor) Memorial Day

From the Winnipeg Press:

November is an important month for the Ukrainian community in Winnipeg and in other localities across Canada, launching the second National Holodomor Memorial Day on Nov. 28. The goal is to annually unite the Ukrainian community and all Canadians in remembering the victims and raising awareness of this tragedy.
Holodomor (man-made famine) is one of the most heinous crimes in the history of mankind. It was the result of a deliberate political strategy masterminded by Josef Stalin and his totalitarian Communist regime to eliminate millions of Ukrainians in the early 1930s by starving an area long known as Europe’s breadbasket. The losses during the Holodomor surpassed those of the Ukrainian nation during the Second World War.


Throughout the world and particularly in Canada, Ukrainians are continuing this awareness campaign by honouring the victims of the Holodomor by hosting a variety of events commemorating this tragic period.

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Here are the current list of laws honouring the Holodomor:

Similar legislation is already underway in Quebec and British Columbia. There are still lots of events planned for today.

Holodomor Survivors

I wasn’t able to show all 31 Holodomor survivor testimonies I uploaded from HolodomorSurvivors.ca earlier, so here’s all of them:

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