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The Power of One: A tribute to Raoul Wallenberg

On January 17, 1945, Raoul Wallenberg, a Swedish diplomat, went missing in Budapest, Hungary.  It is believed that Wallenberg was abducted and later murdered because of his successful efforts to protect Hungarian Jews from the Holocaust during the Second World War.  Wallenberg is credited…

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International Human Rights Day

Over 60 years ago, when the General Assembly of the United Nations’ adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the belief was that no matter where an individual traveled, certain rights – human rights – were inalienable.  Discrimination, harassment, and bullying…

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United Nations’ International Day of Persons with Disabilities

“Break Barriers, Open Doors: for an inclusive society and development for all.” One year ago, as part of the 2012 United Nations' International Day of Persons with Disabilities, the Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission (SHRC) acknowledged that many people with…

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Human Rights in Saskatchewan

It's the Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission's job to discourage and eliminate discrimination. It does that in three ways:

  • Investigates complaints of discrimination
  • Promotes and approves equity programs
  • Educates people about human rights law in Saskatchewan

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