Prosecutors in Hungary charged a 92-year-old former interior minister on Wednesday with war crimes related to his suppression of civilians during the Hungarian uprising against Soviet rule in 1956.
The Alexandria Tea Party sponsored “The Survivors of Communism Summit” on September 10, 2013. The packed Lyceum in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia, was spellbound by the stories of the luminaries who attended the event. Political leaders, dissidents, and activists shined a light on the legacy of communism: a death toll of approximately 100 million in the last century.
Former Hungarian leader Gyula Horn, who played a key role in the opening of the Iron Curtain in 1989, has died at the age of 80.