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 into democratic ideals, striving for personal freedom, political and economic reform, and justice. The United States stands firmly behind all those who seek to exercise their basic human rights.”
President George W. Bush, 2001 Proclamation:
“In spite of the proliferation of democracies over the past century, many people across the globe are …read more
Source: Victims of Communism