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The Journal of Communist and Post-Communist Studies, an international, peer-reviewed scholarly publication, has released a groundbreaking report by VOC’s lead China expert, Dr. Adrian Zenz. The paper, Coercive Labor in the Cotton Harvest in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region and Uzbekistan: A Comparative… Read More

The Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation (VOC)’s CEO, Ken Pope, 
along with the VOC Board of Trustees, and VOC’s allies in the State of Georgia, praised the Georgia Legislature for its passage of this important legislation commemorating the victims of communism.

The Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation (VOC) commends the near unanimous passage by the US House of Representatives on Monday of new bipartisan legislation addressing organ trafficking led by Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ) and Rep. Bill Keating (D-MA). In a stunning 412-2 vote, the House has put on notice regimes that allow state-sponsored organ trafficking that the United States will not tolerate these atrocious human rights abuses supported by communist countries. 

A leading China expert from the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation (VOC) testified under oath before the new House Select Committee on China at a public hearing on Capitol Hill titled “The Chinese Communist Party’s Ongoing Uyghur Genocide” on March 23.

Today, the United States Senate joined the House of Representatives to take action to protect U.S. citizens and to stop a horrifying trade in China that claims the lives of innocent victims with the bipartisan introduction of the Stop Forced… Read More

Washington, DC — Today the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation released the Xinjiang Person Search Tool allowing the public to search over 700,000 personnel records contained in the Xinjiang Police Files. The data contained in the files represents the most… Read More

Center Human Rights and Plights of Political Prisoners During Upcoming Visit to China Washington, D.C. (Jan. 31, 2023) — Coalition of U.S.-based civil society organizations representing communities facing oppression of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) issue a joint letter to… Read More

The Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation is excited to announce the launch of our new course for educators, the VOC Online Teacher Certification. This comprehensive course will equip teachers with the necessary tools to effectively teach students about communism’s history… Read More

The Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation is proud to announce that Monika Jablonska, Senior Fellow in Polish Studies, has published a groundbreaking book on the enduring legacy of Saint John Paul II. Released under Angelico Press, A Pope for All… Read More

The Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation is deeply honored to announce the pledge of €3,000,000 by the government of Romania to the Victims of Communism Museum in Washington, D.C. “We are incredibly grateful for Romania’s support of the Victims of… Read More