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China Studies

Since the Chinese People’s Liberation Army marched into East Turkistan, now named the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, in 1949 and occupied the land, Uyghurs have lived in constant fear and oppression, with their calendars marked by continual tragedy. The Urumchi… Read More

On May 3, 2024, the Congressional-Executive Commission on China (CECC) sent a letter to Secretary of State, Antony Blinken, urging him and the State Department to take action on the issue of organ trading in the People’s Republic of China (PRC).

A leading China expert from the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation (VOC) testified before the Congressional-Executive Commission on China at a hearing on “Factories and Fraud in the PRC: How Human Rights Violations Make Reliable Audits Impossible.”   During the two-hour… Read More

The International Labor Organization has adopted nearly all of the recommendations detailed in a research paper from VOC, in a major update to its forced labor guidelines not seen in over a decade.

On April 10, 2024, VOC’s President Emeritus, Ambassador Andrew Bremberg, testified before the Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organization in a hearing entitled “The Chinese Communist Party’s Malign Influence at the United Nations — It’s Getting Worse.”… Read More

The repression of Muslim Uyghurs in China is a continuation of decades of harsh communist treatment of the faith, write VOC’s Dr. Eric Patterson alongside Rushan Abbas.

On March 20, VOC’s Ethan Gutmann and Matthew Robertson testified to the Congressional-Executive Commission on China (CEEC) in a hearing entitled “Stopping the Crime of Organ Harvesting—What More Must Be Done?” The event was live-streamed on the CECC’s YouTube channel. The Commission writes, “The issue of the systematic, widespread,… Read More

On March 20, VOC’s Ethan Gutmann and Matthew Robertson will testify before the Congressional-Executive Commission on China (CEEC) in a hearing entitled “Stopping the Crime of Organ Harvesting—What More Must Be Done?”

Groundbreaking research by VOC’s Matthew P. Robertson on China’s organ harvesting industry has prompted a new expose by The Telegraph that shows “Oxford University organised training programmes attended by Chinese transplant doctors facing allegations of illegally harvesting human organs.” As… Read More

Washington, DC — New research from a leading China expert shows in greater detail than before how Xinjiang’s mass internment campaign was masterminded and directed by the central Chinese government and Xi Jinping.