Amy Li was a schoolgirl when Chairman Mao began the Cultural Revolution in 1966. Some of her classmates were Red Guards. Amy saw and heard how they tormented teachers especially the Party Secretary. Please be aware that this video describes torture and death.
Why did Joseph Forgas decide to escape from Communist Hungary? What was life like there? He describes the monolithic control of the party; what made him finally decide to go; his three attempts to escape via Yugoslavia and the surprise that awaited him when he eventually reached the Western world.
Vera Lengsfeld returns to the Stasi prison where she was held and tells how you could be imprisoned just for thinking of doing something that the state did not allow.
More deaths resulted from Communist rule in China than anywhere else. Estimates vary between 40 million and 70 million. Yet in a recent poll of young people, 70 per cent had not even heard of Chairman Mao Tse-tung, who presided over most of these deaths.