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

Today, the UN Human Rights Council voted on the decision led by the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, Sweden, Denmark, Iceland, Norway, and several other governments calling for a debate to discuss the Chinese Communist Party’s human rights abuses…

Today, it was announced that the United States, the United Kingdom along with several other governments of the free world have called for a debate at the UN Human Rights Council to discuss the Chinese Communist Party’s human rights abuses…

Yesterday, after years of delay and on the final day of High Commissioner Bachelet’s tenure in office, the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) released the long-awaited UN report on the Chinese Communist Party’s human rights abuses…

The Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation (VOC) welcomes the publication last week for the Human Rights Council’s 51st session of the UN Special Rapporteur Report on contemporary forms of slavery, which concludes that forced labor among Uyghur, Kazakh, and other ethnic…

China’s recent publicity stunt showing happy Uyghurs celebrating an Islamic holiday is a transparent attempt to proclaim that all is well in the Xinjiang region. But here, around two million Uyghurs and other Muslim minorities toil under a repressive Chinese government. For…

Dear Secretary Yellen and Secretary Blinken: We, the 56 undersigned organizations dedicated to human rights in China and to the plight of persecuted ethno-religious groups in the Uyghur Region, urge you to sanction all Chinese officials responsible for the genocide…

By Amb. Andrew Bremberg, VOC President and CEO Will the U.N. Human Rights Council finally take up the issue of Communist China’s oppression of the Uyghurs? That’s the most important question as the council begins its latest session on June…

Media Contact: Sarah Hrovat voc@pinkston.co Washington, D.C. (June 6, 2022) – Today, a new report — “Unemployment Monitoring and Early Warning: New Trends in Xinjiang’s Coercive Labor Placement Systems” — authored by Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation (VOC) Senior Fellow…

Unemployment Monitoring and Early Warning: New Trends in Xinjiang’s Coercive Labor Placement Systems Early warning brief published with The Jamestown Foundation Summary Dr. Adrian Zenz is one of the world’s leading scholars on People’s Republic of China (PRC) government policies…

By Jacob Lavee and Matthew P. Robertson Eight doctors at the Tongji Medical College hospital in Wuhan, China, traveled 40 miles on March 18, 1994, to procure a heart from a death-row prisoner. But rather than wait until the judicial authorities had…