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On Wednesday, April 13, the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation (VOC) and IPVM, a video security and surveillance research group, hosted a press conference with a Xinjiang concentration camp survivor, Ovalbek Turdakun, and his family, who are Christians originally from Kyrgyzstan and who… Read More

Vladimir Kara-Murza, a Russian democracy activist, politician, author, and filmmaker—and frequent Kremlin critic—was arrested yesterday in Moscow by Russian authorities. His arrest comes the same day as CNN published an interview with him in which he criticizes Putin’s regime. The… Read More

The Missouri Senate has unanimously voted to designate November 7 as “Victims of Communism Memorial Day” in remembrance of and honoring those who have died and suffered under communist regimes. Ambassador Andrew Bremberg, along with the VOC Board of Trustees, praised… Read More

“Execution by organ procurement: Breaching the dead donor rule in China” was published in the American Journal of Transplantation on April 4, 2022. You can download the full report in PDF format here. Background Matthew P. Robertson, a research fellow… Read More

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, a new research report on China’s system of organ harvesting, authored by Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation (VOC) China Studies Fellow and PhD candidate in political science at the Australian National University, Matthew P. Robertson, and… Read More

The Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation (VOC) commends The Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation for awarding Chinese civil rights activist, Chen Guangcheng, with its 2022 Bradley Prize. This honor recognizes individuals whose outstanding achievements reflect The Bradley Foundation’s mission to restore,… Read More

Paul G. Kengor is an author and professor of political science at Grove City College. The number of Russian combat deaths in Ukraine is striking, perhaps already exceeding the total dead in 10 years of war in Afghanistan from 1979-89…. Read More