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New Museum of Tolerance Exhibition Remembers the Halabjan Genocide

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/community/article/new_museum_of_tolerance_exhibition_remembers_the_halabjan_genocide_20100325

Last Tuesday, 22 years to the day after the Iraqi government, led by Saddam Hussein, committed an act of genocide against the Kurdish people of Halabja, the Simon Wiesenthal Center in Los Angeles unveiled a small but graphic exhibition in its Museum of Tolerance (MOT) commemorating the 5,000 Kurds who were killed. Hussein’s catastrophic chemical barrage was intended to suppress guerilla revolts at the end of the Iran-Iraq War.

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