Tiananmen Massacre

Speech at the Rally Commemorating the 20th Anniversary of Tiananmen

Posted on Jun 4, 2009

West Lawn of Capitol Hill, Washington DC, USA “You shall know the truth and the truth will make you free.” After the passage of twenty years, there are those who wish to cloud the legacy of Tiananmen by saying that democracy has many faces and Western style democracy is not for China. Some even say that the Chinese people do not want democracy. Some say that for the sake of stability China needs a strong single party government. Any logical analysis of this reasoning quickly reveals it as self serving rhetoric designed to rationalize the illegitimacy of absolute power. If one accepts this...

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06/04/2009 – Yang Jianli’s Speech at the Rally Commemorating the 20th Anniversary of Tiananmen

Posted on Jun 4, 2009

http://old.initiativesforchina.org/2009/06/10/yang-jianlis-speech-at-the-rally-commemorating-the-20th-anniversary-of-tiananmen/

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06/04/2009 – Tiananmen 20th Anniversary Statement, Issued by 28 Chinese pro-democracy groups both in and outside China

Posted on Jun 4, 2009

http://old.initiativesforchina.org/2009/06/04/tiananmen-20th-anniversary-statement/

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04/30/2009 – Yang Jianli: Massacre, Miracle and Model

Posted on Apr 30, 2009

http://old.initiativesforchina.org/2009/04/30/massacre-miracle-and-model/

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02/27/2009 – Yang Jianli: Tiananmen to Charter 08 and the Chinese Struggle for Democracy — what the past 20 years tell us abou the future of China – U.S. relations

Posted on Feb 27, 2009

http://old.initiativesforchina.org/2009/05/02/tiananmen-to-charter-08-and-the-chinese-struggle-for-democracy-what-the-past-20-years-tell-us-abou-the-future-of-china-us-relations/

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01/22/2009 – Speech made by Yang Jianli at Eastern Kentucky University

Posted on Jan 22, 2009

http://old.initiativesforchina.org/2009/01/26/speech-made-by-yang-jianli-at-eastern-kentucky-university/

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08/22/2007 – Remarks of Dr. Yang Jianli

Posted on Aug 22, 2008

http://old.initiativesforchina.org/2007/08/22/remarks-of-dr-yang-jianli-august-22-2007/

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08/13/2008 – Personal Statement by Dr. Yang Jianli Regarding his Refusal of Entry in Hong Kong. Epoch Times

Posted on Aug 13, 2008

http://old.initiativesforchina.org/2008/08/13/personal-statement-by-dr-yang-jianli-regarding-his-refusal-of-entry-in-hong-kong/

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06/25/2008 – An Open Forum with Dr. Yang Jianli

Posted on Jun 25, 2008

http://old.initiativesforchina.org/2008/06/25/an-open-forum-with-dr-yang-jianli/

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06/02/2008 – A Double Tragedy for China. By Yang Jianli – The Huffington Post

Posted on Jun 2, 2008

http://old.initiativesforchina.org/2008/06/02/a-double-tragedy-for-china/

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