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Madame Nhu

Data de nascimento: 22. Agosto 1924
Data de falecimento: 24. Abril 2011

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Trần Lệ Xuân, popularmente conhecida como Madame Nhu , foi a esposa de Ngo Dinh Nhu e cunhada do presidente da República do Vietnam, Ngo Dinh Diem , que era solteiro. Ela assumiu, assim, o papel de primeira dama do Vietnam, durante aquele período.

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„Let them burn and we shall clap our hands.“

—  Madame Nhu
p.216. Referring to the immolation of Buddhist monks including Thích Quảng Đức in 1963.

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„Whoever has the Americans as allies does not need any enemies.“

—  Madame Nhu
Jones (2003) Death of a Generation p.407. November 2nd, 1963, following the assassination of her husband and brother-in-law.

„I may shock some by saying 'I would beat such provocateurs ten times more if they wore monks robes,' and 'I would clap hands at seeing another monk barbecue show, for one can not be responsible for the madness of others.“

—  Madame Nhu
Jones, Howard (2003). Death of a Generation: How the Assassinations of Diem and JFK Prolonged the Vietnam War. pp.292-293 "Letters to the Times: Mrs. Nhu Defends Stand", The New York Times, 14 August 1963. Referring to the self-immolation of Buddhist monks protesting government actions.

„Any crime committed against the Ngo family cannot be hidden under the label of suicide. I affirm that suicide has always been considered incompatible with our religion.“

—  Madame Nhu
Addressing the claim that President Ngo Dinh Diem and her husband Ngo Dinh Nhu committed suicide http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/vietnam-78-106-madame-nhu-press-conference (3 November 1963)

„I believe all the devils in hell are against us but we will triumph eventually because we have the Devil on our side.“

—  Madame Nhu
In response to Diệm and Nhu, assassination in a coup d’état led by General Dương Văn Minh (Armed Forces Council) http://fablog.ehrensteinland.com/2013/10/05/

„If one has no courage to denounce, if one bows to madness and stupidity, how can one ever hope to cope with the other wrongs of humanity exploited in the same fashion by Communists?“

—  Madame Nhu
"Letters to the Times: Mrs. Nhu Defends Stand", The New York Times, 14 August 1963. Referring to the self-immolation of Buddhist monks protesting government actions.

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