Fall of Saigon
The New York Times Learning Network about the Fall of Saigon.
- This is a website with articles, lesson plans, quizzes and a link to contact a former Vietnam War correspondent. It is useful for students learning about this topic:
A Look Back at the Vietnam War on the 35th Anniversary of the Fall of Saigon
- Denver Post PhotoBlog with pictures of the Vietnam War and the Fall of Saigon. Some of the pictures (at the end of the page) reminded me of the first chapter of Escape from Communist Heaven: Vietnamese and Americans trying to catch the helicopters on time, Communist tanks entering the city, etc.
YouTube video about the Fall of Saigon
North Korea Faces Heightened Human Rights Scrutiny Partly Because of Blaine Harden’s Book Entitled Escape from Camp 14
- On March 21, 2013 the United Nations Human Rights Council, a body of 47 states, adopted by consensus a resolution to establish a commission of inquiry (COI) into North Korea’s “systematic, widespread and grave violations of human rights.” The commission is to be composed of three experts who will intensively investigate for a period of one year the human rights violations perpetrated by North Korea’s government with a view to ensuring “full accountability, in particular where these violations may amount to crimes against humanity” [emphasis added].
Camp Z30-D: The Survivors
- Article submitted to the Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma (originally published in the Orange County Register on April 2001) about the re-education camps’ survivors:
Interview with Vietnamese refugee on his experience in a communist re-education camp.
Human Rights Resource Center
- This link contains a list of well known international human rights organizations.
Vietnamese Boat People
- Website that presents the archives of Vietnamese boat people. The website posts pictures and information about the refugee camps and boat people. They also post stories that they receive from Vietnamese boat people telling about their experience.