HUMAN RIGHTS: The Strange Case of Johnny Harris

Moscow creates a new "civil rights" martyr

"Protests are mounting on the entire planet against the U.S. court's disgraceful sentencing of Johnny Harris on a fabricated charge," declared Tass. According to the Soviet news agency, a peasant from the South Russian region of Krasnodar described Harris' fate as "tantamount to a lynching!" As for the president of Outer Mongolian State University, he concluded that the Harris case proves American justice "is not worth a rap." From the frozen taiga of Siberian Yakutia came the informed opinion of Farm Worker I. Volkov that Harris'...

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