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Today, 72 Uyghur rights groups are joined by over 100 civil society organisations and labour unions from around the world in calling on apparel brands and retailers to stop using forced labour in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (“Uyghur Region”),… Read More

DR. CARISSA F. ETIENNE PAN AMERICAN HEALTH ORGANIZATION (PAHO) 525 23RD STREET, NW WASHINGTON, D.C. 20037 Dear Director Etienne, The Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation (VOC), in association with Cuba Archive and Global Liberty Alliance, advocate for the thousands who… Read More

Over two-thirds of Americans believe Chinese government “responsible” for the spread of the coronavirus pandemic; 71% call for penalties Just 6% of Americans view China as a U.S. ally  Rising hostility to China rivals USSR during the Cold War  WASHINGTON,… Read More

On May 13, the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation (VOC) released polling results in partnership with internationally recognized research and data firm YouGov from 1,382 representative U.S. respondents ages 18 and older. “We sensed a rising skepticism of China’s claims… Read More

WASHINGTON D.C. — A groundbreaking new report by an international human rights organization revealed for the first time today the extent of China’s and the World Health Organization’s coverup of the initial COVID-19 outbreak and how it contributed to making… Read More

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation (VOC) today released its report on Organ Procurement and Extrajudicial Execution in China. This unprecedented report examines in detail the allegations that the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) government has engaged in coercive… Read More

 On November 7, 2019, Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation Executive Director Marion Smith accompanied dissidents from Poland, Venezuela, Cuba, Vietnam, and North Korea to the White House where President Trump declared an official day commemorating victims of communism. President… Read More

On a rainy August 23, the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation (VOC) joined with Baltic leaders; the embassies of Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania; the Delegation of the European Union to the United States; Estonian American National Council; Joint Baltic American… Read More

Each July, the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation (VOC) leads efforts to mark National Captive Nations Week, in fulfillment of the 1959 congressional resolution adopted during the Eisenhower administration to show American solidarity with nations subjugated by communism. This year,… Read More

Falun Gong: Forum and Rally On July 18, Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation (VOC) Executive Director Marion Smith spoke at a rally on the US Capitol West Lawn, where thousands gathered to mark the 20th anniversary of the Chinese Communist… Read More