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Human Rights


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 …

Of the five remaining Captive Nations—China, Cuba, Laos, Vietnam, and North Korea—North Korea is the most repressed, its people the most suffering, its regime …

Laos, or the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (PDR), is an authoritarian state ruled by a single party, the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party (LPRP). The …

Cuba is a captive nation that since 1959 has been subjected to a communist dictatorship run by the Castro family. Eleven million souls there …

China has long been a one-party Leninist state with extensive censorship and perhaps the largest secret police establishment in the world. Xi Jinping became …