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Coral Sea Anniversary marked in Cardwell

A moving Commemorative Service on the 75th Anniversary of the Battle of the Coral Sea was held in Cardwell on Sunday with a large crowd in attendance …

Battle of the Coral Sea

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'Slave labour' in the prisons of eastern Ukraine

<b>Human rights activists in eastern Ukraine say they have evidence that slave labour camps reminiscent of Soviet gulags are operating in rebel-controlled areas. A newly published report alleges that 5,000 people in the self-declared Luhansk People's Republic are held in solitary confinement, beaten,</b> …

North Korea denies having DEATH CAMPS – but here's the PROOF

The secretive state this week blasted UN claims about its camps, calling those who testified about them "criminals".<p>In a furious outburst, regime-run …

How a forbidden love affair sent her to a Gulag camp

<i>The Soviet Union collapsed 25 years ago on Christmas Day. “Today, it’s a new day ... God forbid the sad errors of our history are repeated,” a TV newscaster said on on Dec. 25, 1991.​ One of the cruelest "sad errors" was dictator Josef Stalin's Gulag prison system — forced labor camps for millions</i> …

Chechnya gay concentration camp horror

A human rights horror has erupted in Chechnya where more than 100 gay men have been rounded up and sent to concentration camps where they’re tortured.<p>…

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Escape from ISIS: Former prisoners tell of life in terror army's dungeons

By day, they faced torture and the constant threat of execution at the hands of their ISIS captors. At night, they used a stolen piece of jagged metal to scrape the crumbling wall of their prison until last week, when they had fashioned a hole big enough to squeeze through.<p>A 30-year-old man who was …

Honour for Select Coral Sea Veterans

Surviving Australian veterans of the Battle of the Coral Sea will be flown to New York next month to commemorate the battle’s 75th anniversary.<p>Staff …

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The Civil War of Memory: On Mercè Rodoreda’s “War, So Much War”

IN EARLY MAY 1983, Gabriel García Márquez found himself perusing a bookstore in Barcelona. When he asked about the Catalan writer Mercè Rodoreda, the …

A Republic Collapsed: Inside The Spanish Civil War

By January of 1939, the dream of a true Spanish Republic had shattered. Many of those who composed its short-lived reality — Republican men and …

Spain Betrayed The Soviet Union in the Spanish Civil War by Ronald Radosh

In Many Ways, Author Says, Spanish Civil War Was 'The First Battle Of WWII'

Adam Hochschild says American involvement in the Spanish Civil War resulted in Americans being bombed by Nazis years before the U.S. entered World War II. <i>Originally published March 28, 2016.</i><p>Transcript<p>DAVID BIANCULLI, HOST:<p>This is FRESH AIR. I'm David Bianculli, editor of the website TV Worth …

80 years on, Guernica has lessons about bombing for us

THURSDAY (26 April) will be the 80th anniversary of the bombing of Guernica in the Spanish Civil War. It is perhaps timely to reflect on it, given …