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Witness Project

I’ve just arrived back from southern Florida, where we were shooting the next video in our Witness Project. Previous videos featured survivors of communist regimes …


Vietnam Witness Project

Tony Ngyuen was born in 1960 in Saigon, South Vietnam, to a middle-class, well-educated family. His mother was a lawyer and his father, Son …

Myroslav Marynovych was suspicious to the communist authorities in Ukraine even before he was born. Both Myroslav’s uncles were jailed for their allegedly bourgeois …


Witness Project

Growing up in communist Hungary, Dániel Magay knew hardship. His family lived in the back room of an abandoned shoemaker’s shop, eating scraps to …

Following World War II, the infamous iron curtain of Soviet control fell across Central and Eastern Europe, including the country of Hungary. Matyas Rakosi, …