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Missing the Bus: Indigenous Women and Two-Spirit Plus People and Public Transit in Western Canada

A taxi sits in front of the Greyhound bus depot on 6th Street in Brandon, Manitoba. The Greyhound building is up for sale. Photo courtesy of Tim Smith/The Brandon Sun.

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Teach-in For Reconciliation

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation at the University of Manitoba, 2023. Photos courtesy of Mike Latschislaw.

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Innocents Behind Bars: Systemic Racism And Wrongful Convictions

Event Date: November 28, 2023

“Hummingbird” (2015) by Peter Collins.

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Features a collection of resources and media to strengthen knowledge and practice about social justice issues across Canada, and around the world.

Educate, Don’t Hate. Artwork by @MollyHankinson.Studio


About CHRR

Established in 2012

The Centre for Human Rights Research at the University of Manitoba brings together researchers and communities committed to intersectional research, scholarship, training, and programming on human rights and social justice issues.


Current Research Themes

The Centre for Human Rights Research leads and supports interdisciplinary research on broad human rights research themes.

The CHRR prioritizes research themes based in part on the human rights context in which we live, as well as the changing composition and interests of CHRR’s Research Affiliates.  

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At The Forks

A meeting place for conversation and information about the intersection between Indigenous rights and human rights, with a focus on the prairies and its neighbours. Supported by the Centre for Human Rights Research, Mamawipawin, and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC).


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This large image (primarily in blues and orange) features text and graphics capturing a panel event “Innocents Behind Bars: Systemic Racism and Wrongful Convictions” from November 2023. There are prison bars and the flow of rivers (found in both Winnipeg and Chicago) and the beginning of vegetation. There are images of the speakers, including the Elder who opened the event and the facilitator. The and text on the image (some of which are quotes and others paraphrases) highlighting how the justice systems perpetuate injustice and systemic racism, and encourages the audience to challenge these systems of oppression.
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Innocents Behind Bars: Systemic Racism and Wrongful Convictions

The Canadian Museum for Human Rights, the Centre for Human Rights Research (University of Manitoba), and the Faculty of Law (University of Manitoba) co-organized and sponsored a public event on November 28, 2023 “Innocents Behind Bars: Systemic Racism and Wrongful…

May 01, 2024


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Image of 1967 archive of the Manitoban Covering protests to the Vietnam war.
Reflection

Reflections: Encampments and Human Rights

By Adele Perry and Pauline Tennent As of 9 May 2024, there were at least seventeen encampments or protests on Canadian university campuses in support of justice in Palestine, and disclosure and accountability of institutions…

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