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    Members of Congress Announce Victims of Communism Caucus
    Nov07

    Members of Congress Announce Victims of Communism Caucus

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NOVEMBER 7, 2017 **MEDIA ADVISORY** MEMBERS OF CONGRESS ANNOUNCE VICTIMS OF COMMUNISM CAUCUS Representatives Marcy Kaptur (D-OH), Dan Lipinski (D-IL), Dennis Ross (R-FL), and Chris Smith (R-NJ) have announced the formation of the Victims of Communism Caucus for the 115th Congress (2017-2019). The Victims of Communism Caucus...

    October 26th, 2017
    Nov02

    October 26th, 2017

    CAMBODIA Cambodia’s King Sihamoni OKs Divisive Laws to Reallocate Opposition Parliamentary Seats RFA Cambodia’s King Norodom Sihamoni has approved a set of controversial amendments to the country’s electoral law, paving the way for the dissolution of the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) and the reallocation of...

    October 24th, 2017
    Nov02

    October 24th, 2017

    BELARUS Human Rights Activist Searched, Questioned At Belarus Border Belsat.eu Anisiya Kazlyuk, a volunteer for the human rights center Viasna, was detained by Belarusian border guards on October 22 after participating in the human rights forum in Vilnius. She was kept at the border crossing for several hours. The guards carefully inspected...

    Memorial’s Plight in Putin’s Russia
    Nov02

    Memorial’s Plight in Putin’s Russia

    Any discussion of the documentation of the crimes of the Soviet Union will inevitably involve Memorial, a Russian organization dedicated to uncovering and archiving the crimes of the Soviet Union. With a database of over 2.65 million names of the victims of Soviet repression, Memorial is the foremost authority in Russia on the lives and stories...

    Old Wounds, New Memorials: the Last Address Project
    Nov01

    Old Wounds, New Memorials: the Last Address Project

    Walking through Moscow, you may pass by a small steel plaque no larger than your hand. These plaques are affixed to apartment buildings and bear nothing more than a few dates and a name. The dates do not recall some world-famous event. They are the dates of the birth, death, arrest, and rehabilitation of political prisoners. The names are not...

    October 19th, 2017
    Oct24

    October 19th, 2017

    CHINA China Calls On US To ‘Abandon Its Prejudices’ After Tillerson Rebuke James Griffiths and Steven Jiang, CNN China has called on the US to “abandon its prejudices” after US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson claimed Beijing was subverting the global order and pursuing predatory economic policies. “China firmly upholds the international...

    October 17th, 2017
    Oct24

    October 17th, 2017

    CHINA Fraud Scandals Sap China’s Dream of Becoming a Science Superpower Amy Qin, The New York Times Having conquered world markets and challenged American political and military leadership, China has set its sights on becoming a global powerhouse in a different field: scientific research. But in its rush to dominance, China has stood out in...

    October 20th, 2017

    CHINA “A Huge Deal” For China As The Era Of Xi Jinping Thought Begins Tom Phillips, The Guardian China’s communist leader, Xi Jinping, looks to have further strengthened his rule over the world’s second largest economy with the apparent confirmation that a new body of political theory bearing his name will be written into the...

    October 3rd, 2017
    Oct23

    October 3rd, 2017

    CHINA Chinese Police Detain Journalist Who Wrote About Missing Wuhan Students RFA A Chinese journalist who wrote an article about dozens of university students who have gone missing in recent years in the central city of Wuhan has been detained on suspicion of “rumor-mongering.” The 39-year-old journalist, identified only by his surname Wang, has...

    September 20th, 2017
    Sep29

    September 20th, 2017

    CHINA China Is Refusing To Cede Ground As US Issues Trade Threats Sophia Yan, NBC News The long-term battle on trade between the US and China shows no sign of ending as a war of words ensued this week between the two. US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer called China an “unprecedented” threat, because of the “sheer scale of their coordinated...

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