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Section: Victims of Communism (USA)

    Victims of Communism Foundation Convenes Captive Nations Dissidents To Advocate For Freedom
    Jul19

    Victims of Communism Foundation Convenes Captive Nations Dissidents To Advocate For Freedom

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JULY 18, 2017 **MEDIA ADVISORY** VICTIMS OF COMMUNISM FOUNDATION CONVENES CAPTIVE NATION DISSIDENTS TO ADVOCATE FOR FREEDOM Dissidents from the newest captive nations gather in Washington, D.C. to call for U.S. resolve against dictators and oppressive regimes Washington, D.C. – To mark Captive Nations Week, the Victims of...

    VOC Resources: Captive Nations Week
    Jul18

    VOC Resources: Captive Nations Week

    Today marks the beginning of Captive Nations Week. Every third week of July since President Eisenhower signed the 1959 Captive Nations Resolution, the United States officially recognizes the struggle of those nations held captive by communist tyranny. President Barack Obama, 2011 Proclamation: “With each generation, people have breathed new life...

    July 17th, 2017
    Jul17

    July 17th, 2017

    CHINA Where Is Liu Xia? Activists Seek Wife Of Chinese Nobel Laureate Eva Dou, THE WALL STREET JOURNAL Activists expressed concern for the wife of deceased Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo, as she remained out of touch with friends despite the government saying she is “free.” Mr. Liu’s brother, Liu Xiaoguang, was the only family member to...

    The Enduring Importance of Captive Nations Week
    Jul17

    The Enduring Importance of Captive Nations Week

    Every July since Congress unanimously passed the 1959 Captive Nations Resolution, the United States officially recognizes the struggle of those nations held captive by communist tyranny. Since the time that President Eisenhower published the first Captive Nations Week proclamation, most of the countries named in the original law have achieved...

    Human Rights Org Calls On White House To Support Freedom In New Captive Nations
    Jul14

    Human Rights Org Calls On White House To Support Freedom In New Captive Nations

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JULY 14 2017 **MEDIA ADVISORY** HUMAN RIGHTS ORG CALLS ON WHITE HOUSE TO SUPPORT FREEDOM IN NEW CAPTIVE NATIONS Washington, D.C. – Every third week of July since President Eisenhower signed the 1959 Captive Nations Resolution, the United States officially recognizes the struggle of those nations held captive by communist...

    July 12th, 2017
    Jul12

    July 12th, 2017

    CHINA Liu Xiaobo, Nobel Laureate, Is Said To Be Suffering Organ FailureAustin Ramzy, NEW YORK TIMESThe health of the Chinese Nobel Peace laureate Liu Xiaobo is worsening, with his liver, kidney and breathing functions failing, the hospital that is treating him said in a statement Wednesday afternoon. Mr. Liu, who was sentenced to 11 years in...

    One Last Purge: The Doctors’ Plot
    Jul11

    One Last Purge: The Doctors’ Plot

    In 1948, Stalin received a letter from a doctor which alleged that Andrei Zhdanov, a powerful Politburo member, had been incorrectly treated in the hospital before his recent death. Stalin read the letter and marked it “into the archive,” where it stayed for nearly four years, before the MGB—the predecessor of the KGB—“discovered” it, and...

    July 3rd, 2017
    Jul03

    July 3rd, 2017

    CHINA China Won’t Let Liu Xiaobo, Nobel Laureate, Get Cancer Treatment Abroad Steven Lee Myers, THE NEW YORK TIMES The Chinese authorities have refused permission for Liu Xiaobo, a Nobel Peace laureate paroled from prison for cancer treatment, to go abroad for care, one of his lawyers said on Thursday. The authorities did not explain the...

    June 30th, 2017
    Jun30

    June 30th, 2017

    CHINA China Releases Activists Scrutinizing Ivanka Trump Shoe Factory Keith Bradsher, THE NEW YORK TIMES Three undercover investigators who were seeking evidence of abusive labor practices in the manufacture of Ivanka Trump-branded shoes have been released on bail from a detention center in southeastern China pending a trial. Their release on...

    June 29th, 2017
    Jun29

    June 29th, 2017

    CHINA Liu Xiaobo Embodied Hope For China’s Democracy. Now He’s Sick. Steven Lee Myers And Austin Ramzy, THE NEW YORK TIMES In the fall of 2008, dozens of activists secretly worked to produce a political manifesto. It was only 3,554 Chinese characters long, but it listed a series of demands on China’s leaders to make the country...

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