Human rights in the People's Republic of China
For the non-governmental organization, see Human Rights in ChinaThe extent to which human rights are recognized and protected in the People's Republic of China ("China" or "the PRC") is a matter of di...
Dealul Spirii Trial
Dealul Spirii Trial (Romanian: Procesul din Dealul Spirii) was a political trial conducted by a military tribunal in the Kingdom of Romania. 271 members of the Communist Party of Romania were accused ...
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Ankang (asylum)
Ankang (Chinese: 安康) is a name shared by a number of psychiatric hospitals or asylums in China. The term literally means "peace and health [for the mentally ill]". Many of these institutions are p...
Romanian anti-communist resistance movement
The Romanian anti-communist resistance movement was active from the late 1940s to the mid-1950s, with isolated individual fighters remaining at large until the early 1960s. Armed resistance was the fi...
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Repression of communists in the Kingdom of Romania
The Repression of communists in the Kingdom of Romania was political repression against people who held communist views in the Kingdom of Romania between 1921 and 1944. In 1921, a number of 271 member...
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List of communists imprisoned by the Kingdom of Romania
This is a list of communists imprisoned by the Kingdom of Romania for their political activity during the era of repression of communists, when the Communist Party and communist ideology were banned. ...
List of communists imprisoned by the Kingdom of Romania - Wikipedia
Nicolae Dabija (soldier)
Major Nicolae Dabija (April 13 (18?), 1907 — October 28, 1949), knight of Order of Michael the Brave, was an officer of the Romanian Royal Army and a member of the anticommunist armed resistance...
Alexandru Dobrogeanu-Gherea
Alexandru Dobrogeanu-Gherea or Alexandru Gherea (rendered in Russian as Александр Доброджану-Геря or Доброжану-Гере - Aleksandr Dobrodzhanu-Gerya /Dobrozhanu-Gere; July 7, 1879, Ploieşti—Novembe...
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Serbsky Center
The Serbsky State Scientific Center for Social and Forensic Psychiatry (Russian: Госуда́рственный нау́чный центр социа́льной и суде́бной психиатри́и им. В. П. Се́рбского) is a psychiatric hospital...
Drapetomania
Drapetomania was a supposed mental illness described by American physician Samuel A. Cartwright in 1851 that caused black slaves to flee captivity. Today, drapetomania is considered an example of pseu...
Eugen Rozvan
Eugen Rozvan (Hungarian: Jenő Rozvány; Russian: Евгений Георгиевич Розвань, Evgeny Georgiyevich Rozvan; December 28, 1878—June 16, 1938) was a Hungarian-born Romanian communist activist, lawyer, a...
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Gheorghe Cristescu
Gheorghe Cristescu (October 10, 1882 – November 29, 1973) was a Romanian socialist and, for a part of his life, communist militant. Nicknamed "Plăpumarul" ("The Blanket Maker"), he is also occas...
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Falun Gong
Falun Gong or Falun Dafa (literally means "Dharma Wheel Practice" or "Law Wheel Practice") is a Chinese spiritual discipline for mind and body. It combines meditation and qigong exercises with a moral...
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Dorohoi pogrom
On 1 July 1940, in the town of Dorohoi in Romania, Romanian military units carried out a pogrom against the local Jews, during which, according to an official Romanian report, 53 Jews were murdered, a...
Semyon Gluzman
Semyon Fishelevich Gluzman (Ukrainian: Семе́н Фі́шельович Глу́зман, Russian: Семён Фи́шелевич Глу́зман; born 1946) is a Ukrainian psychiatrist, human rights activist, the president and founder...
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Romanian Revolution
The Romanian Revolution (Romanian: Revoluția Română) was a period of violent civil unrest in Romania in December 1989 and part of the Revolutions of 1989 that occurred in several Warsaw Pact coun...
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Dissent in Romania under Nicolae Ceaușescu
Dissent in Romania under Nicolae Ceaușescu was voicing disagreements with the government policies of Communist Romania during the totalitarian rule of Nicolae Ceaușescu. Because of the strong secret p...
Letter of the Six
The Letter of the Six (Romanian: Scrisoarea celor șase) was an open letter signed in March 1989 by Silviu Brucan, together with five other Romanian Communist dignitaries (Gheorghe Apostol, Alexandru B...
Psikhushka
Psikhushka (Russian: психушка; [pʲsʲɪˈxuʂkə]) is a Russian ironic diminutive for psychiatric hospital. In Russia, the word entered everyday vocabulary. It has been occasionally used in English sin...
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Struggle against political abuse of psychiatry in the Soviet Union
In the Soviet Union, systematic political abuse of psychiatry took place and was based on the interpretation of political dissent as a psychiatric problem. It was called "psychopathological mechanisms...
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Yuri Savenko
Yuri Sergeevich Savenko (Russian: Ю́рий Серге́евич Саве́нко) is a Russian psychiatrist, the president since 1989 of the Independent Psychiatric Association of Russia. He is also a member of the Co...
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Gheorghe Arsenescu
Gheorghe Arsenescu (May 31, 1907 – February 29, 1962), was a Romanian army officer who led an anti-communist resistance movement in post-World War II Romania. He was born in Câmpulung. Colonel ...