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Truth Gives Short Answers, Lies Go Round About

Dear Sir, As Harry Wu’s long time friend and the European Representative of the Laogai Research Foundation (unpaid, Bürgerpflichtler), I am offended by Andrew Jacobs’ article (NY Times 8/14/16) which consists of an indigestible mixture of mudslinging, slanted facts and information, fifth column tricks, cherchez la femme, Medea, pure envy and jealousy etc. etc., a real…

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CECC Chairs Say Trials of Rights Advocates and Religious Leader a Mockery of Justice

CECC Chairs Say Trials of Rights Advocates and Religious Leader a Mockery of Justice Urge U.S. Government to lead international effort ahead of the G-20 Summit to seek release of rights advocates and an end to coerced confessions  August 4, 2016 (Washington, DC)—The chairs of the Congressional-Executive Commission on China, Representative Christopher H. Smith, chair,…

ICT

Could you imagine a 13 year-old girl being imprisoned for speaking her mind? It happened to Ngawang Sangdrol and it’s happening to other peaceful Tibetans at the hands of a brutal Chinese government as we speak. Please find both President of ICT Matteo Mecacci and Ngawang Sangdrol’s letters below.   Dear Friend, The moving letter…

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My Time with Harry: A Memorial

My Time with Harry: A Memorial By: Feng Zhixuan, fellow sufferer   When I heard the news about the sudden death of Harry I was very surprised and sad! I was shocked with grief. He was an anti-rightist laojiao friend who, in the 1950s had suffered the same fate as me. Harry was a man…

Li Lun, the author of the article

From Those Who Knew Harry Wu

From Those Who Knew Harry Wu By: Li Lun   Life is fleeting. We know our time is limited on this earth. Time is particularly valuable. As a Buddhist I believe in reincarnation, but life in our present being, our present spirit is ephemeral. While I lost many years to the laogai, some of that…

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Tribute to Harry Wu

Tribute to Harry Wu By: Chen Duanzhao Fifty-nine years ago since the “Anti-Rightist Movement,” a commemoration was held in the United States. At that conference in 2007 I was reacquainted with Wu Hongda (Harry Wu) after an absence of thirty-eight years. It was at that commemorative event, we shared our life experiences during our time…

HRF

NEW YORK (April 27, 2016)—Human Rights Foundation (HRF) mourns the passing of Harry Wu, the Chinese author and dissident who survived and exposed the Chinese dictatorship’s “laogai” system of concentration camps. Wu died yesterday at the age of 79, while traveling in Honduras. He was a founding member of HRF’s International Council.   “With Harry’s passing…

student group AHI

The Alexander Hamilton Institute (AHI) on Tuesday June 28 toured the Laogai Museum. The AHI, which is based in New York, selected 20 students from various universities around the United States for a two-week course in Washington, D.C. on national security.   This was the first student tour since the passing of Mr. Wu. At…