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By Pete Ricketts
Nebraska Governor 

Countering Communist China


August 3, 2022

This month, I issued a proclamation declaring July 2022 as “Victims of Communism Month” in Nebraska.  This is the second year in a row that I’ve issued this proclamation as a way to highlight the atrocities committed by Communist governments.  There’s no clearer example than the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), whose regime is a human rights abuser to its own people.  In recent years, the CCP has ruthlessly crushed dissent in Hong Kong.  It has committed genocide against ethnic Uighurs.  And it is one of the world’s worst abusers of religious freedom.

This proclamation also ser...

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