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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… Read More

‘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… Read More

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… Read More

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… Read More

There will be at least one good outcome of Election Day: Whoever wins, communist China will lose. Whether it’s Joe Biden or Donald Trump, the next president of the United States will likely take a hard line on China. Both candidates have staked… Read More

Background The Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation (VOC) is part of a coalition of over 200 civil society organizations and trade unions, united to end state-sponsored forced labour and other egregious human rights abuses against people from the Uyghur Region… Read More

It’s an honor to be with you all in Cottbus this evening. And on behalf of the board of trustees of the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation and our many patrons in the United States I want to thank you… Read More

The last time I saw my father was in 2013. We were on our way to Indiana University, where he was scheduled to begin a fellowship. He was arrested before boarding the plane and taken away. A mild-mannered, studious professor… Read More

During Captive Nations Week Summit 2020, we awarded the Victims of Communism Human Rights Award to Ilham Tohti, Uyghur activist and economist serving a life sentence in China for advocating for regional autonomy in Xinjiang. Tohti’s daughter, Jewher Ilham, who… Read More

Today, 72 Uyghur rights groups are joined by over 100 civil society organisations and labour unions from around the world in calling on apparel brands and retailers to stop using forced labour in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (“Uyghur Region”),… Read More