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Victims of Communism Condemns Imprisonment of Hong Kong Democracy Activists

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AUGUST 21, 2017   **MEDIA ADVISORY**   VICTIMS OF COMMUNISM CONDEMNS IMPRISONMENT OF HONG KONG DEMOCRACY ACTIVISTS   Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation calls for the immediate release of Hong Kong democracy activists Joshua Wong Chi-fung, 20, Nathan Law Kwun-chung, 24, and Alex Chow Yong-kang, 27   Washington, D.C. – Hong Kong […]

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Dissident Violinist Released But Not Truly Free

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 16, 2017   **MEDIA ADVISORY** DISSIDENT VIOLINIST RELEASED BUT NOT TRULY FREE As Wuilly Arteaga attempts to recover from a harrowing incarceration, the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation condemns Maduro regime’s purging of dissent   Washington, D.C. – Wuilly is known worldwide for playing his violin on the front lines of […]

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Maduro Drives Venezuela To Brink of Civil War

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JULY 31, 2017   **MEDIA ADVISORY** MADURO DRIVES VENEZUELA TO BRINK OF CIVIL WAR; HUMAN RIGHTS ORG CALLS FOR CUBA TO BE LABELED “STATE SPONSOR OF TERRORISM” FOR ROLE   The Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation condemns illegal election in Venezuela and petitions U.S. to take action against Cuba   Washington, D.C. […]

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Venezuelan Dissident Wuilly Arteaga, A Young Violinist, Beaten And Burned By Maduro Thugs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JULY 28, 2017   VENEZUELAN DISSIDENT WUILLY ARTEAGA, A YOUNG VIOLINIST, BEATEN AND BURNED BY MADURO THUGS   Marion Smith, Executive Director of the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation (VOC), offered the following statement: “Martial law was announced in Venezuela yesterday. Hundreds of political prisoners have been detained, and there are reports of gruesome […]

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Venezuelan Dissident Violinist Arrested

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JULY 28, 2017   **MEDIA ADVISORY** VENEZUELAN DISSIDENT VIOLINIST ARRESTED; HUMAN RIGHTS ORG CALLS FOR HIS RELEASE  The Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation demands the release of Wuilly Arteaga and the 444 other political prisoners in Venezuela   Washington, D.C. – In response to Venezuelan dissident Wuilly Arteaga’s arrest by government forces […]

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Korean War Veterans Honored On Armistice Day By Victims Of Communism

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JULY 27, 2017   **MEDIA ADVISORY** KOREAN WAR VETERANS HONORED ON ARMISTICE DAY BY VICTIMS OF COMMUNISM  Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation commends veterans who sacrificed their “blood and treasure” in the Korean War; calls for freedom in North Korea   Washington, D.C. – In honor of today marking National Korean War […]

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Human Rights Org Applauds Venezuela Sanctions; Calls On White House To Address Cuba’s Role In Violence

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JULY 27, 2017   **MEDIA ADVISORY** HUMAN RIGHTS ORG APPLAUDS VENEZUELA SANCTIONS; CALLS ON WHITE HOUSE TO ADDRESS CUBA’S ROLE IN VIOLENCE  Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation welcomes sanctions on Nicolás Maduro’s regime; Cuba must also be held accountable Washington, D.C. – In response to the Trump Administration’s decision to sanction 13 […]

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Venezuelan Dissident Wuilly Arteaga Injured By Maduro Thugs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 22, 2017   **MEDIA ADVISORY** VENEZUELAN DISSIDENT WUILLY ARTEAGA INJURED BY MADURO THUGS; HUMAN RIGHTS ORG CALLS ON US GOV TO CONDEMN VIOLENCE “The United States should condemn the brutality of the Maduro regime, who continues to be propped up by Cuba’s communist party. We as Americans have a responsibility to […]

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