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BREAKING: Trump Administration Declares November 7 “National Day for the Victims of Communism”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NOVEMBER 7, 2017 **MEDIA ADVISORY** BREAKING: Trump Administration Declares November 7 “National Day for the Victims of Communism” Presidential Declaration Fulfills Calls by Leading Human Rights Organization to Recognize 100 Million Victims on Centennial of Bolshevik Revolution Washington, D.C. – Recognizing the Trump administration’s historic statement released hours ago and declaring November 7 […]

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Members of Congress Announce Victims of Communism Caucus

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NOVEMBER 7, 2017 **MEDIA ADVISORY** MEMBERS OF CONGRESS ANNOUNCE VICTIMS OF COMMUNISM CAUCUS Representatives Marcy Kaptur (D-OH), Dan Lipinski (D-IL), Dennis Ross (R-FL), and Chris Smith (R-NJ) have announced the formation of the Victims of Communism Caucus for the 115th Congress (2017-2019). The Victims of Communism Caucus is a bipartisan group of Members of […]

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Victims Of Communism Demands Release Of Cuban Political Prisoner Daniel Llorente From Detention In Mental Institution

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OCTOBER 26, 2017 **MEDIA ADVISORY** VICTIMS OF COMMUNISM MEMORIAL FOUNDATION DEMANDS RELEASE OF CUBAN POLITICAL PRISONER DANIEL LLORENTE FROM DETENTION IN MENTAL INSTITUTION We call on the world to condemn Cuba’s use of Soviet-style punitive psychiatry Cuban dissident Daniel Llorente is being held without legal charges in Havana’s notorious Mazorra mental institution. […]

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The “Moral Stain” of Fidel Castro’s Legacy and His Apologists

In response to the death of Fidel Castro on Friday, Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation’s Executive Director Marion Smith released the following statement: “Fidel Castro joins Joseph Stalin, Adolf Hitler, Mao Zedong, and Pol Pot in the ranks of this past century’s greatest criminals, torturers, and murderers. His nearly sixty-year reign of terror ended Friday, […]

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NEW REPORT REVEALS U.S. ATTITUDES ON SOCIALISM, COMMUNISM ON EVE OF 2016 ELECTION

The Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation (VOC) today released the first-of-its-kind Annual Report on U.S. Attitudes towards Socialism, surveying Americans’ attitudes toward socialism, communism, and related issues. The Report, informed by polling conducted by internationally recognized research and data firm YouGov, will be released on the eve of a VOC-sponsored China Summit, discussing the challenges posed by the world’s largest remaining Communist regime.

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