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Victims of Communism — Memorial Foundation

Upcoming Events

10th Annual Roll Call of Nations Wreath Laying Ceremony

Victims of Communism Memorial, Washington, D.C.

We have an obligation to future generations to record the crimes of the 20th century and make sure they’re never repeated. In this hallowed place we recall the lessons of the Cold War: that freedom is precious and cannot be taken for granted. (President George W. Bush at the VOC…

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2017 National Seminar for High School Educators

Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation, Washington DC

Join Us The Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation (VOC) invites you to the 2017 National Seminar for High School Educators on July 16-18 and July 19-21 in Washington, DC. The 24-hour professional development program is free to middle school and high school educators interested in teaching about the history of…

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Past Events

A Cuban Dissident’s View: Memory, Justice, and US-Cuban Relations

JOIN US FOR A DISCUSSION OF HUMAN RIGHTS IN CUBA, FEATURING ROSA MARÍA PAYÁ Rosa María Payá is a Cuban democracy and human rights activist whose father, Oswaldo Payá, was head…

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Uncensoring China: A Discussion Panel & Movie Screening at American University

VOC invites you to join us for a day of events at American University to highlight the ongoing human rights abuses committed by the Chinese Communist Party. These events are…

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The Enduring Significance of Charter 77

JOIN US FOR A ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION ON THE ENDURING SIGNIFICANCE OF CHARTER 77 The Czech Republic’s successful transition from communism to democracy would not have been possible without the committed…

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VOC Remembers Charter 77 at Georgetown Univerisity

VOC invites you to join us for a day of events at Georgetown University to commemorate the fortieth anniversary of the signing of Charter 77. Lighting a Torch in Times…

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US Film Premiere: The Bleeding Edge with Special Guest Director Leon Lee

""From Peabody Award-winning director Leon Lee comes a riveting thriller based on real-life events. In the early 2000s the spread of information technology was fast becoming a threat to the…

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