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Katarina Hall is a Research Associate for Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation. She is a graduate of Universidad Francisco Marroquin in Guatemala, where she studied economic history.
China

Two weeks into the new year, we may already be able to hand out the award for 2016’s biggest historical irony. Internet users in …

China

Thought it strains belief, Chinese authorities have increased censorship of the Internet even more. Recent developments have expanded China’s notorious “Great Firewall,” already the …

Ukraine USSR

This month thousands of people gathered around Union Station to commemorate the victims of Ukraine’s Holodomor as D.C. unveiled its new memorial to the …

China Human Rights

Last Friday during President Xi Jinping’s first official state visit, hundreds of protesters gathered in front of the White House in Lafayette Square. The …

China

President Xi Jinping has been depicted as China’s most powerful leader since Mao. This week he travels to Washington for his first official state visit and …

Venezuela

Yesterday, Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo López was sentenced to 13 years and nine months in prison. After being detained since February of 2014, he …

Mongolia

Today Mongolia commemorates the victims of political repression, who suffered under a brutal regime that remained in power for more than 70 years. Under …

China

Taylor Swift’s 1989 World Tour is the pop show of 2015. It has topped this year’s Billboard Hot Tours chart, and so far it …

Latin America

The 1979 revolution in Nicaragua by the Frente Sandinista de Liberación Nacional was seen by the world as “the new road to guerrilla warfare”[1] …

Cuba

On Monday of last week, the Cuban government had its fifteen minutes of fame. At a ceremony attended by dignitaries and journalists, Cuban guardsmen …