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Section: Victims of Communism (USA)

    April 24th, 2017
    Apr24

    April 24th, 2017

    CHINA Elderly Woman Dies Under Rubble in Forced Demolition in China’s JiangxiRADIO FREE ASIA Hu Xianglan, who was in her eighties, was trapped in the rubble as bulldozers moved in on her family home near Jiangxi’s Wuzhou city, according to photos and eyewitness accounts. By the time her body was retrieved from the rubble, it was...

    April 20th, 2017
    Apr20

    April 20th, 2017

    CHINA Criticism of Beijing’s North Korea Policy Comes From Unlikely Place: China Chris Buckley, THE NEW YORK TIMES When China’s best-known historian of the Korean War, Shen Zhihua, recently laid out his views on North Korea, astonishment rippled through the audience. China, he said with a bluntness that is rare in the country, had...

    April 14th, 2017
    Apr14

    April 14th, 2017

    CHINA China Says Its Trade With North Korea has Increased Jane Perlez and Yufan Huang, THE NEW YORK TIMES Amid sharply rising tensions over North Korea’s nuclear arms program, China said on Thursday that its trade with the country had expanded, even though it had complied with United Nations sanctions and stopped buying North Korean coal,...

    Stalin and the Soviet Koreans
    Apr13

    Stalin and the Soviet Koreans

    Most Americans would probably be surprised to hear that there is a Korean diaspora in the former Soviet nations of Central Asia. The origin of this surprising fact lies in the inhuman deportation policies of Joseph Stalin. And as unusual as the topic of Koreans in Russia and the Soviet Union may sound to unaccustomed ears, the story reveals a lot...

    April 12th, 2017
    Apr12

    April 12th, 2017

    CHINA China Urged to Come Clean About “Grotesque” Level of Capital Punishment Simon Denyer, WASHINGTON POST China is the world’s biggest executioner, putting to death considerably more people every year than the rest of the world combined. Yet its “horrifying” use of the death penalty remains shrouded in secrecy and plagued by injustice,...

    The Forgotten Famine of 1946-1948
    Apr11

    The Forgotten Famine of 1946-1948

    The Soviet Union emerged from the world’s bloodiest conflict victorious, but at great cost. Twenty million Soviet citizens died during World War II, including 35 percent of men between 18 and 30. More than 20 percent of the population was homeless. And the material damage done by the war was on the order of 20 times the entire prewar annual...

    April 11th, 2017
    Apr11

    April 11th, 2017

    CHINA China Bars Wife of Detained Taiwanese Activist from Visiting Gerry Shih and Johnson Lai, WASHINGTON TIMES The wife of a Taiwanese pro-democracy activist detained in China said Monday that she was prevented from flying to the mainland to seek a visit with her husband, whose case has inflamed tensions between the sides that have already sunk...

    March 31st, 2017
    Mar31

    March 31st, 2017

    CHINA China’s Australian Extradition BustWALL STREET JOURNAL Chinese Premier Li Keqiang’s state visit to Australia didn’t go according to plan. As he talked up economic and cultural ties over the weekend, agents in China detained an Australia-based professor and barred him from leaving the country. That helped turn lawmakers in...

    March 30th, 2017
    Mar30

    March 30th, 2017

    CHINA Hundreds of Chinese Army Veterans Visit Graves of Fallen in ProtestRADIO FREE ASIA Several hundred former soldiers of China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) from the southeastern province of Fujian have made a trip to the graves of those who died fighting during China’s short border war with Vietnam in 1979. Local...

    March 29th, 2017
    Mar29

    March 29th, 2017

    CHINA China’s Secret Plan to Crush SpaceX and the US Space Program Clay Dillow, CNBC Though Chinese space authorities have publicly announced the country’s ambitions to forge itself into a major space power by the early 2030s, Communist Party Leader Xi Jinping’s government is also considering ways to direct spending that will...

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