Overview

To help people understand the nature of the People’s Republic of China, the Chinese Communist Party, and key issues in U.S.-China relations, the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation supports public and private events and original academic research on historical and contemporary questions in the areas of trade and economics, foreign policy and security studies, and political development and human rights in China.

Publications

Executive Summary Dr. Adrian Zenz is one of the world’s leading scholars on People’s Republic of China (PRC) government policies towards the country’s western regions of Tibet and Xinjiang. In 2017-2018, Dr. Zenz’s analysis played a significant role in bringing…

WASHINGTON D.C. — Today, Dr. Adrian Zenz, Senior Research Fellow in China Studies at the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation (VOC), released a report in partnership with The Jamestown Foundation revealing new findings on Coercive Labor and Forced Displacement in Xinjiang’s Cross-Regional Labor Transfer Program….

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…

Tomorrow, the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation and the International Coalition to End Transplant Abuse will host a virtual conference about the Chinese Communist Party’s forced organ harvesting. Forced organ harvesting is the practice of killing people for their organs….

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the U.S. declared Communist China’s atrocities in Xinjiang as ‘genocide’. Over 100 million people have died at the hands of communist regimes, and the regime in China has treated people no differently. The State Department’s statement…

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the U.S. announced a full and total ban on Xinjiang cotton and tomato products, following a partial ban from September 2020. The total ban also applies to products processed or manufactured in third party countries and…

‘In the past, my lazy thoughts . . . were serious. Now, I finally understand that the happiest thing is to use the money I earn with my hard-working hands and my sweat.” These are the words of a Uighur villager in…

WASHINGTON D.C. — Today Dr. Adrian Zenz, Senior Research Fellow in China Studies at the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation (VOC), released a breaking report in partnership with the Newlines Institute for Strategy and Global Policy detailing new findings on forced…

Executive Summary New evidence from Chinese government documents and media reports shows that hundreds of thousands of ethnic minority laborers in Xinjiang are being forced to pick cotton by hand through a coercive state-mandated labor transfer and “poverty alleviation” scheme,…

American investors should not be financing Communist China’s military buildup. On Thursday, President Trump signed an executive order to prevent just that and protect American security. The order bans individual and institutional investors from owning shares in 31 Chinese firms that…