Posts in Human Rights
Cardinal Zen To Receive Truman-Reagan Medal Of Freedom

The Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation announced today that it will award its highest honor–the Truman-Reagan Medal of Freedom–to Cardinal Joseph Zen on January 28th, 2019. "Cardinal Zen has given voice to those denied religious liberty in China and has opposed the collusion of the Vatican and CCP on the matter of ecclesiastical appointments" announced  Executive Director Marion Smith, adding that the Foundation "stands in solidarity with all those suffering for their faith and acts of conscience in the People's Republic of China."

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Baltic Freedom Fighters to be awarded Truman-Reagan Medal of Freedom

One hundred years ago, the countries of Central and Eastern Europe declared their independence amid collapsing empires. But that independence was short-lived as Eastern Europe was consumed by the Nazi and Soviet empires. In the 1980s, Europe’s Captive Nations led the dismantling of the Soviet Union, and are once again free, prosperous, and vital members of the Free World.

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Human Rights Must Be An Integral Part Of North Korea Dialogue

This month, President Trump met with Kim Jong-un, North Korea’s brutal communist dictator, in an unprecedented diplomatic summit with the world’s most totalitarian regime. Despite urging by US lawmakers, international human rights groups, and North Korean defectors, President Trump acknowledged that he did not advocate for improved human rights in North Korea or mention North Korea’s atrocious record of mass incarceration, extrajudicial executions, and international terrorism during the summit talks. 

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