Posts in the category ‘Holodomor’

Vatican papers reveal Stalin’s mass starvation plan [cathnewsindia.com]

http://www.cathnewsindia.com/2011/11/18/vatican-papers-reveal-stalin%E2%80%99s-mass-starvation-plan/ November 18, 2011   The somber skies and short days of November remind Romans that this is the month to pray for the dead. It seems fitting that this month opened with a presentation of new documents regarding one of the most tragic – and virtually unacknowledged – events of the modern age, the [&hellip


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Community gathers to honour Holodomor victims [CTV Calgary]

http://calgary.ctv.ca/servlet/an/local/CTVNews/20111126/CGY_holodomor_calgary_awareness_111126/20111126/?hub=CalgaryHome Updated: Sat Nov. 26 2011 18:36:44 ctvcalgary.ca Calgarians came together Saturday in remembrance of the victims of one of the most heinous crimes the world has ever seen. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress is holding its fourth annual National Holodomor Awareness Week which included Saturday’s wreath laying ceremony. The event commemorates the 1932-1933 famine genocide [&hellip


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We must never forget the Ukrainian genocide [theprovince.com]

http://www.theprovince.com/news/must+never+forget+Ukrainian+genocide/5774090/story.html We must never forget the Ukrainian genocide BY WALENTYNA KASPRYK, THE PROVINCE NOVEMBER 27, 2011 Today is Ukrainian Famine and Genocide Memorial Day, as proclaimed by an act of Canada’s Parliament in 2008, which recognized the Holodomor, the forced famine of up to 10 million Ukrainians in 1932-33 by Soviet dictator Josef Stalin as a [&hellip


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Photos of New Holodomor Memorial at St. Demetrius Ukrainian Catholic Church, Toronto, ON

Photos of the New momument erected in the memory of the victims of the Holodomor Famine-Genocide. The memorial is located in front of St. Demetrius Ukrainian Catholic Church in  Toronto, Ontario Photo Credits: Markian Radomskiy


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Statements by Members of Parliament and Dignitaries on the Occasion of the Commemoration of the Holodomor [VIDEOS]

PARLIAMENT HILL OTTAWA, ON The Honourable Jason Kenney, MP Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Dr Mykhailo Khomenko Mr. James Bezan, MP Mr. Taras Zalusky Executive Director, Ukrainian Canadian Congress Ms. Nadia Zelem Daughter of Holodomor Survivor, Halyna Zelem


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Human rights crimes delicate subject [The Star Phoenix]

http://www.thestarphoenix.com/news/Human+rights+crimes+delicate+subject/5770661/story.html#ixzz1eofe9KYp Human rights crimes delicate subject BY BRONWYN EYRE, SPECIAL TO THE STARPHEONIX NOVEMBER 26, 2011 Today, the fourth Saturday in November, marks Ukrainian Famine and Genocide Memorial Day in Canada. It’s been 78 years since Josef Stalin perpetrated the Holodomor – the deliberate starvation of millions of Ukrainians – while the world turned a blind [&hellip


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Canada’s Parliament Commemorates Holodomor

OTTAWA – NOVEMBER 23, 2011 – On Tuesday November 22nd, as part of National Holodomor Awareness Week, the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) in cooperation with the Canada-Ukraine Parliamentary Friendship Group (CUPFG) and the Embassy of Ukraine in Canada held a solemn commemoration on the occasion of the seventy-eighth anniversary of the Ukrainian Holodomor of 1932-33 [&hellip


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