Event

This Saturday, June 4, 2016 is the 27th Anniversary of the Tian'anmen Square Massacre and Tank Man act of bravery. In honor of this momentous occasion, the Laogai Museum will be playing The Tank Man , a PBS Frontline Documentary (published April 12, 2006) in the museum's main lobby.

News & Views

Dear Ms. Fengshi Yang, Mr. Miles Maochun Yu, Mr. Gordon Chang, Mr. Jeff Fiedler and Mr. David Welker, We are a group of Laogai Survivors and supporters of Laogai Survivors. Some of us have donated items for exhibits as well as documents for display and research as evidence to demonstrate the plight of the countless number of victims of the Laogai System in China. When those of us who had the...Read more
We are fulfilling Harry's legacy: To publish the Human Rights Crimes of the People's Republic of China (PRC), namely and especially the LAOGAI Forced Labour camps and the Organ Harvest. - The LAOGAI Research Foundation Washington DC (LRF) seems to have given up the original goals, and spends the donated money elsewhere. They gave up this website, closed the museum, fired all employees including...Read more
The following is an article received by Human Rights Watch, for more information, see the contact information at the end of the article. Drop Charges, End Coerced Confessions and Detentions of Lawyers, Activists (New York, August 3, 2016) – The trials of Beijing Fengrui Law Firm director Zhou Shifeng and activists Hu Shigen, Zhai Yanmin, and Gou Hongguo, which are being held this week at Tianjin...Read more

Reports

“Criminalizing Dissent” is a historical report highlighting the exceedingly parallel histories of China and Cuba from 1949-1979. In addition to comparing the development of the revolutionary...

Publications

Ye Shaohua was accused of “collaborating with overseas enemies” after expressing his wish to travel overseas and unite with family members in a letter sent to a relative in the U.S. Ye was labeled a “counterrevolutionary” and sentenced to...

Commentaries

Breaking It All Down This week, as President Xi Jinping commences talks with the Prime Minister of Great Britain, the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) recalls the Obama-Xi Summit. On Tuesday the 20th of October 2015, host Bob Schieffer conducted an in-depth discussion with three eminent panelists: Kurt Campbell Chairman and CEO of Asia Group, Demetri Sevastopulo Washington Bureau Chief for the Financial Times, and Chris Johnson senior adviser and Freeman Chair in China...
Decoding the historical revisionism in the V-Day parade, and understanding the implications of Xi Jinping's proposed military scaleback.
In the summer of 2001, shortly after Beijing won the bid for the 2008 summer Olympics, Chinese Minister of Sport Yuan Weimin stated that the Olympics and would bring “progress in human rights causes.” Mr. Yuan was not alone in his unbridled optimism. François Carrard, the Executive Director of the International Olympic Committee, betted that rewarding China with the games would improve its human rights situation: “Bet on the fact that in the coming seven years, openness, progress, and...