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

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…

The UN’s 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.

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.”…

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,…

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…

  New research by Dr. Adrian Zenz, Senior Fellow and Director in China Studies at the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation (VOC), shows in greater detail than before how Xinjiang’s mass internment campaign was masterminded and directed by the central Chinese…