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December 2nd, 2016

CHINA Singapore May Prove a Tough Nut for China to Crack Over Regional Security Greg Torode and Marius Zaharia, REUTERS As the impounding of Singaporean troop carriers in Hong Kong exposes…
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December 1st, 2016

CAMBODIA Cambodian Supreme Court Keeps Kem Sokha Five in Prison RADIO FREE ASIA  Cambodia’s Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected an attempt to free four human rights workers and an election…
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November 30th, 2016

CHINA A US-Cuba Breach Presents an Opportunity for China Nathan Hodge and Josh Chin, THE WALL STREET JOURNAL A reversal of President Barack Obama’s outreach to Cuba, as threatened by President-elect…
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Remembering the Victims of the Castro Regime

The Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation invites you to join us in commemorating the thousands of victims who suffered and Learn More...

US Film Premiere: The Bleeding Edge with Special Guest Miss World Canada Anastasia Lin

"From the Peabody Award-winning director Leon Lee, comes a riveting thriller based on real-life events. In the early 2000’s the Learn More...

2017 National Seminar for High School Educators

Join Us The Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation (VOC) invites you to the 2017 National Seminar for High School Educators Learn More...

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Initiative #1


We are in dire need of witnesses today. Witnesses against the totalitarian regimes of the 20th century, yes, but also witnesses to the heroism of those who resisted. VOC is telling the stories of those who resisted communism and who witnessed its brutal power.

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Initiative #2

Build the Museum

Permanently recording the immense suffering inflicted upon millions of people by communism must be done. Although a great amount of extraordinary work has been conducted in locations around the world, much of the evidence is either eroding over time or is not accessible to the public. Our goal is to help connect and integrate these […]

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Initiative #3

High School Curriculum

Numerous studies consistently reveal that America’s high school and college students do not know basic facts about the history of communism in the 20th century. In this environment, it is no wonder that personalities and symbols of communism are worn on clothing and even celebrated as signifying equality and justice. In an effort to remedy […]

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Initiative #4

Truman-Reagan Medal of Freedom

The Truman-Reagan Medal of Freedom is awarded each year by the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation to those individuals and institutions that have demonstrated a life-long commitment to freedom and democracy and opposition to communism and all other forms of tyranny.

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Initiative #5

The Gulag

“It is unthinkable in the twentieth century to fail to distinguish between what constitutes an abominable atrocity that must be prosecuted and what constitutes that “past” which “ought not to be stirred up.” ― Aleksandr I. Solzhenitsyn, The Gulag Archipelago 1918-1956 This virtual museum is devoted to the history of the Gulag, the vast network […]

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Initiative #6

The Memorial

The Victims of Communism Memorial was dedicated by President George W. Bush on June 12, 2007. The dedication ceremony featured the unveiling of the “Goddess of Democracy,” a bronze replica of the statue erected by Chinese students in Tiananmen Square, Beijing, China in the spring of 1989. Many world leaders have already visited the memorial […]

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“VOC teaches young people about the crimes of communism on behalf of everyone who suffered. ” Ilze and Richard Schwartz, Three Rivers, MI

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