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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

Today, Rep. Chris Smith chaired a hearing of the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission on forced organ harvesting in China, for which Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation (VOC) China Studies Fellows, Matthew P. Robertson and Ethan Gutmann, gave expert testimony. This hearing comes after the release of a groundbreaking VOC… Read More

On May 9, 2022, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed a bill into law that designates November 7 as “Victims of Communism Memorial Day” in remembrance of and honoring those who have died and suffered under communist regimes. Governor DeSantis said… Read More

Midge Decter, best known for her leadership of the neoconservative movement, died at the age of 94 on May 9, 2022. The Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation (VOC) was proud to present our Truman-Reagan Medal of Freedom to Midge Decter… Read More

The Victims of Communism – St. Louis Commission (VOC-STL) hosted its second annual Loyalty Day event, designated this year to support the people of Ukraine and stand against the actions of Vladimir Putin. Speakers included local residents from Ukraine, Cuba,… Read More

At this critical moment, heavy weapons and more of everything are what’s needed for the Ukrainian military to counter and defeat the new Russian offensive in the Donbas. But what about the next few weeks, months, and potentially, years? The… Read More