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We remember Franklin Brito and the price of truth in Venezuela. Read more to learn about his historic fight for freedom.

VOC’s CEO, Ken Pope, writes in a joint op-ed with Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (R) for The Washington Times on the importance of names and preserving the legacy of Oswaldo Payá by re-naming a certain street after the slain Cuban activist.

For VOC trustee Ambassador Aldona Woś, the story of the defense of Warsaw during the 1944 Warsaw uprising is not only a “national epic” but also a personal one, as her family fought in the rising.

VOC’s President, Amb. Andrew Bremberg writes with Michael Stumo for The Washington Times on the importance of prohibiting the federal retirement Thrift Savings Plan from benefitting Chinese companies through investment.

On the anniversary of Victory Day in North Korea, VOC’s Director of Academic Programs, Bob Williams, looks back on his deployment to South Korea and examines the brutal truth of the North Korean communist regime.

Accepting VOC’s 2023 Truman-Reagan Medal of Freedom, Fr. Georgi Edelstein writes, “the Communist system has not changed in principle during the last 105 years. While temporary changes may occur…in essence it remains the same. To quote Lenin, ‘A blue devil is no different from a yellow one.’”

Representative Mike Gallagher (R-WI), Chairman of the House Select Committee on Strategic Competition Between the US and the CCP, delivered a video address at VOC’s 2023 Captive Nations Summit in which he argued that there can be no equivalency between freedom and communism—we are the good guys.

Dr. Lee Edwards, explores in Fox News the history and importance of National Captive Nations week, and remembering those victims suffering around the world: “One presidential proclamation in particular infuriates the communists because it tells the truth about communism: Moscow… Read More

On July 11, 2021, nationwide protests across Cuba marked a before and after point in the island’s history. Tragically, the free world failed to support the Cuban people against the regime’s onslaught. John Suarez argues that it may not be too late to do the right thing.

“Together, we will unravel the CCP’s genocidal nightmare, revealing the stark truth and restoring the Uyghur people’s dignity—a future free from oppression and the haunting echoes of the Ürümqi Massacre,” writes Uyghur activist Arslan Hidayat.