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Human Rights

It is with deep sorrow that the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation marks the passing of Dr. Darsi Ferret Ramírez, a Cuban dissident and …


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. …


Human Rights USSR

Most Americans would probably be surprised to hear that there is a Korean diaspora in the former Soviet nations of Central Asia. The origin …


Communism Human Rights

Today women (and men) worldwide celebrate International Women’s Day. In more than 100 countries, from the United States to Turkey, the day is an …


Human Rights

The voice of Charter 77 called for a moral awakening. A group of Czechoslovak citizens had announced that they would not shrink from proclaiming …


Cold War Human Rights

The twentieth century, a century marked by the horrors of totalitarianism, demands that we remember it. However, memory will be short-lived and ineffectual without …


Communism Human Rights

Marta Karolyi (pictured above, center) is the National Team Coordinator for the back-to-back gold-medal winning U.S. gymnastics teams, and is a victim of communism. …


Communism Human Rights

Pope Francis recently recognized 38 victims of the Albanian communist regime as martyrs to the Catholic faith and announced their upcoming beatification. Enver Hoxha’s …

On July 17, 1959, Dwight D. Eisenhower signed a joint resolution of Congress that declared the third week of July to be Captive Nations …