There are two secrets the upcoming Canadian Museum for Human Rights doesn’t want you to know: First, it’s not Canadian – that is, it’s not a federal institution but rather owned by the Asper family (who runs CanWest Global – Global TV, the right-wing NationalPost, Astral Media, etc.) and wants operating funding from the government […]Read more "Canadian Museum for Human Rights won’t have permanent Holodomor or WW1 internment exhibits"
Most of Ukrainian-related Wikileaks news you read about is Libyan leader Gaddafi’s ‘voluptuous’ nurse Galyna Kolotnytska. But among the many cables released this week it revealed Russia using political pressure to force countries into denying the Holodomor as Ukrainian genocide: It says that Aliyev (President of Azerbaijan) had received a document from President Medvedev indicating […]Read more "Wikileaks shows Russia blackmails other countries into Holodomor denial"
One of my favourite YouTube videographers was kind enough to film a service last night dedicated to the Holodomor by both Ukrainian Orthodox and Catholic bishops from St. Volodymyr in Toronto:Read more "Requiem for the Holodomor (Пaнaxидa – Гoлoдoмoр)"
Today Canada officially recognizes the Holodomor as genocide. Tonight a moment of silence from 19:32-19:33 for the 7-10 million who have perished: This week, Ukrainians worldwide have been commemorating the 78th anniversary of the Great Famine of 1932-33, known as the Holodomor (Death by Hunger) … In the period 2005-2009, when Viktor Yushchenko was president […]Read more "Today is Ukrainian Famine and Genocide (Holodomor) Memorial Day 2010 in Canada"
Here are a few news clips from highlighting Holodomor Awareness Week that ends tomorrow with the Holodomor memorial day: Documenting a tragedy The late James E. Mace called Ukraine a “post-genocidal society.” This is a pertinent epithet for “Eastern Ukraine,” or Soviet Ukraine as it existed in 1932-33, which never fully recovered and where present-day […]Read more "Holodomor news round-up – Nov 26, 2010"