What was life like under Communism? The story of a Hungarian.

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.

Why a Museum of Communist Terror?

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.

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