Re-education in Communist China

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Re-education is still used as a form of punishment in Communist China. Hear from Robert Ford, a British man who spent five years being re-educated in the 1950s after being captured by Chinese soldiers in Tibet.

(Photo: Chinese soldiers enter Tibet in 1950. Credit: Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

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Mon 23 Sep 2013 07:50 GMT

Cuban History Collection

Fidel Castro and Nikita Khrushchev, Credit: OFF/AFP/Getty Images

Stories from Cuba's recent history and its difficult relationship with the US

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