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A 75-year-old flees from his home and now lives in a refugee camp. Children disappear, some as young as seven years old, and are later dropped off after being mistreated or even tortured into making some confession that vilifies their family. Refugees cross borders hoping to find sanctuary, but find bullets instead. And women who …

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Amnesty Films at Old Fire Hall

Amnesty International brings its annual film festival to Whitehorse this weekend, featuring an amazing array of films dealing with themes of social justice at the Old Fire Hall. This year Amnesty is cooperating with the Yukon Film Society and the Yukon Anti-Poverty Coalition, with one of its best lineups ever. Sure to be extremely popular …

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Films of Struggle & Resistance

Amnesty International’s annual film festival returns to Whitehorse and Haines Junction this week, with a powerful lineup of feature documentaries. The festival plays December 2 and 3 in Whitehorse, and December 5 in Haines Junction. Kicking off the festival at 7 p.m. Friday night is Korean-Brazilian director Iara Lee’s feature documentary, Cultures of Resistance. This …

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