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Human Rights

More often than not the words “Cuba Libre” bring to mind that combination of good quality rum, Coke, and lime that refreshes in an …

On Sunday, Cambodia and the world were shocked by the calculated murder of famed dissident and opposition politician Kem Ley. Ley, founder of the …

By Naphtali Rivkin: The Communist Party USA (CPUSA) is not, as some might charitably suspect, an anachronistic vestige of 19th Century pseudo-intellectualism. After all, …

The struggle for freedom in Cuba has been a long affair with differing approaches. Between 1959 and 1966 there was a violent resistance to …

Michael Chan, a minister in the provincial government of Ontario, Canada, recently defended the human rights record of the People’s Republic of China in …

The following statement was delivered at VOC Commemoration Events on June 9, 2016 in Washington, DC. My name is Sirley Ávila León. I am Cuban …


Cuba Human Rights

This post was updated on March 22, 2016 at 1:00pm. Since Fidel Castro’s 1959 Revolution, the communist regime of Cuba has deliberately sought to …

Earlier today, the White House announced that President Obama will travel to Cuba, becoming the first sitting president to visit the communist island in 88 …

[Editor’s Note: These remarks were delivered during the inaugural China Forum upon the presentation of the Truman-Reagan Medal of Freedom to Chen Guangcheng in Washington, D.C., on …


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 …