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Hong Kong

On Wednesday, the 21-year-old Hong Kong democracy activist and civil society leader Joshua Wong was sentenced to another three months in prison for his …

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“Given that our nations have found themselves on the brink of hopelessness and resignation, we have decided to express our protest and to awaken …

Cuba

Across the Spanish-speaking world on January 6, families and communities came together to celebrate the Día de los Reyes Magos—Three Kings’ Day, also known …

Cambodia

Inflammatory, bombastic rhetoric demonizing opponents of the regime, verging on incitement to violence—check. Leveraging corrupt courts of law to levy enormous “fines” against opposition …

Tibet

Tashi Wangchuk, a 31-year-old activist who sought to expose the systematic suppression and subversion of Tibetan culture and language by the Chinese Communist Party, …

Crimea

Vedzhie Kashka was 82 years old. She was a child when the Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin sent his NKVD to the Crimean Peninsula to …

On Wednesday night, the communist regime of Raúl Castro once again demonstrated the hollowness of its commitment to “reform.” Plainclothes state security agents violently …

China Human Rights

This week, the Secretary-General of the UN, Antonio Guterres, warned that the Rohingya Muslim ethnic minority in Myanmar (Burma) is at risk of suffering …

Lane Kirkland: Champion of American Labor. Arch Puddington. John Wiley & Sons Inc. $23. “Most of those present here today are workers. Creative workers. …

Venezuela

With each passing day, the news comes from the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela is more disturbing. With the distributive socialism of late President Hugo …