The Jewish Museum Berlin in cooperation with Human Rights Watch opens the "Darfur: Crimes Against Humanity" campaign week under the patronage of Kofi Annan and with a speech by Joschka Fischer on Thursday 15 March. The museum and the human rights organization aim to shine the public spotlight onto one of today's most brutal conflicts.
Launching the Darfur Week, on this evening the special exhibition "Smallest Witnesses. The Crisis in Darfur Through Children's Eyes" with children's drawings from Darfur and photos from the conflict area will open and the large-scale projections on the museum's façades developed by the human rights organization DARFUR/DARFUR will be shown for the first time.
Salih Mahmoud Osman, lawyer in Sudan
Leslie Thomas, curator of the "Before the Eyes of the World", Darfur/Darfur Joschka Fischer, former Federal Minister
Projection and Exhibition Opening:
"Before the Eyes of the World": Projection of Photographs from Darfur, curated by DARFUR/DARFUR
"Smallest Witnesses. The Crisis in Darfur Through Children's Eyes": Children's Drawings from Darfur, curated by Human Rights Watch
Followed by a reception in the Museum foyer
When: Thursday, 15 March 2007 at 7 pm
Where: in front of the Jewish Museum Berlin, Lindenstr. 9-14, 10969 Berlin