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The Victims of Communism – St. Louis Commission (VOC-STL) — comprised of local VOC volunteers who are committed to helping educate their local community about the perils of communism and to highlighting the stories of local witnesses of communism — exhibited at this year’s… Read More

The 75th Anniversary of an Historic Speech Rarely does an out-of-office politician have a major impact on public policy, especially outside his own country, but former British Prime Minister Winston Churchill was no ordinary politician. As a personal favor to… Read More

On February 24, the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation and the International Coalition to End Transplant Abuse hosted a virtual conference about the Chinese Communist Party’s forced organ harvesting. Forced organ harvesting is the practice of killing people for their… Read More

It is a well-known saying that those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it. This appears to be a looming problem for the world today as the abuses and atrocities of communist dictators are erased from… Read More

Communist and other repressive regimes are threatened by artwork because it is a form of free speech. Artists that live in communist regimes are perpetually risking their safety to publish their art and never know when a work will touch… Read More

Background Since the election of Hugo Chávez in 1999 and the subsequent Nicolas Maduro regime, Venezuela’s conversion to a “Bolivarian Socialist Republic” has devolved into a populist authoritarianism that has destroyed the country’s institutions, economy, industries, and created a major… Read More

George P. Shultz, who served as U.S. Secretary of State from 1982 to 1989 under President Ronald Reagan, died at the age of 100 on February 6, 2021. Shultz was a man of many careers, and throughout it all, he… Read More

Background The Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation (VOC) is part of a coalition of over 200 civil society organizations and trade unions, united to end state-sponsored forced labour and other egregious human rights abuses against people from the Uyghur Region… Read More

It’s an honor to be with you all in Cottbus this evening. And on behalf of the board of trustees of the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation and our many patrons in the United States I want to thank you… Read More

Jay Katzen was born in Brooklyn but his warm smile and voice reminded you of a Virginia  gentleman. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from Princeton and earned a Master’s degree at Yale, but represented a rural constituency in Virginia’s House… Read More