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Newt Gingrich: China Far Worse Since Tiananmen Square Massacre

The Chinese communist party’s domination of the lives of Chinese citizens is far worse now than it was thirty years ago at the time of the Tiananmen Square massacre, writes former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich in a sobering essay Friday.

Chinese police and security personnel surround Li Wenzu, wife of human rights lawyer Wang Quanzhang, as she protests the criminal justice system on Dec. 28. (Nicolas Asfouri/AFP/Getty Images)

Delingpole: Welcome to Stasi Surveillance Britain…

If you’ve seen The Lives of Others, the Oscar-winning movie set in Communist East Germany, you’ll know how constrictive and oppressive it was living in a surveillance state where the authorities monitored your every move.


Turkish Academics Living in Fear as Erdogan Imposes Travel Ban

Israeli and foreign researchers involved with Turkey’s academia told The Jerusalem Post on Wednesday that Turkish academics are living in fear, since the government implemented a travel ban in the aftermath of the recent coup attempt.