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Photo exhibition: War from the Victims' Perspective

Guest post by Kathryn Dunmore, Red Cross blogger

Visually capturing the effects of war, a collection of photographs entitled ‘War from the Victim’s Perspective’ by Jean Mohr,  will be on display in Ottawa from October 30th to February 10th to mark the 150th anniversary of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC).

Bullet holes riddle the facade of a building, 1974. Photo credit: Jean Mohr.

Presented by the Embassy of Switzerland in Ottawa in partnership with the Human Rights Research and Education Centre of the University of Ottawa and the Musée de l’Elysée, Lausanne, the exhibition is one event in a series to mark the 150th anniversary of the ICRC and the First Geneva Convention, as well as the 100th anniversary of the International Prisoners-of-War Agency.

View more information on the ‘War from the Victims’ Perspective – photographs by Jean Mohr exhibition on the University of Ottawa campus at 57 Louis-Pasteur (Fauteux 570).  It is open to the public.

Portrait of a refugee in Cyprus, 1976. Photo credit: Jean Mohr

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