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On September 19, Michael Sawkiw, Jr., Executive Vice President of the Ukrainian Congress Committee of America and former VOC Board Trustee, received the Order of Merit from Ukrainian President Zelenskyy for his work as a leader of the Ukrainian community… Read More

In the Summer of 2017, my family’s world was shattered when we received news that 24 of my husband’s family members had gone missing, detained by the Chinese government. In September 2018, I dared to speak up about these unjust… Read More

Lawyer, politician, resistance fighter, champion of women’s rights, and defender of democracy, Milada Horáková bravely stood against totalitarianism in all forms. She was executed on this day in 1950 for opposing the communist occupation of Czechoslovakia.

Ken Pope, VOC’s CEO, and Congresswoman María Elvira Salazar, representing Florida’s 27th District, argue that Congress should act on the growing communist threat in America’s backyard. Read their joint op-ed published by Fox News below: “The Cuban regime has allegedly… Read More

On December 6th, the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation (VOC) held its eighth annual China Forum convening scholars, international affairs experts, policymakers, and supporters from around the globe to participate in hard-hitting discussions about the increasingly aggressive nature of the People’s Republic of China, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), and key issues in US-China relations.

National Seminar for Middle School and High School Educators Earlier in July, the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation hosted its seventh annual National Seminar for Middle School and High School Educators. Teachers from public, private, and home schools­­ came together for… Read More

Arizona is the second state to pass legislation requiring that students be taught about the crimes of communist regimes. The legislation, which was championed by the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation (VOC), was passed in the Arizona Senate in June and has… Read More

On June 10th, representatives from 15 embassies, 3 delegations, and 42 ethnic and human rights organizations gathered together with leaders of the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation (VOC) for the 15th annual Roll Call of Nations Wreath Laying Ceremony & Dissident Human Rights Award… Read More

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 31, 2022 Media Contact: Sarah Hrovat Washington, D.C. (May 31, 2022) – The Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation (VOC) is opening the doors of its new museum to the general public on Monday, June 13th…. Read More

A large cache of tens of thousands of files leaked to the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation (VOC) from directly inside Xinjiang police networks, named the Xinjiang Police Files, contains unprecedented new information about the security and operations of the… Read More