MHRFT to present the Assyrian Exhibition at a Holocaust Conference in Pennsylvania

 

April 7, 2011


The Museum of Human Rights, Freedom and Tolerance is presenting the exhibition “From A Crime Without A Name” To “Genocide’: The Simele Massacre of Assyrians, Iraq, August 1933” at the 31st Annual Conference on the Holocaust and Genocide at the Millersville University in Pennsylvania on April 7, 2011. The conference program also features the presentation by the MHRFT President and Executive Director Igor Kotler titled “Genocidal Ideologies Among Nationalists in the Former Soviet Union”.  More information about the conference is available at http://www.millersville.edu/holocon/

MHRFT at the inaugural UNHCR Refugee Congress

 

August 3-4, 2011

On August 3-4, Igor Kotler, MHRFT President and Executive Director, participated in the work of the First Refugee Congress hosted by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) agency in Washington, DC. The two-day event organized by UNHCR to mark the 60th anniversary of the UN Refugee Convention was the first Refugee Congress to be held in the United States. It featured a group of 60 current or former refugees and asylum-seekers. Meetings, discussions and exchange of ideas held during the event by Mr. Kotler helped increase the visibility of the Museum within the refugee community and establish key relationships that will lead to new events and projects conducted by the Museum.

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