Commentary & Interviews

06/18/2019 – Human Rights Activists: Chinese Communist Party Is Biggest Threat in the World Today

Posted on Jun 18, 2019

source:https://www.theepochtimes.com/human-rights-activists-chinese-communist-party-is-biggest-threat-in-the-world-today_2968581.html BY KITTY WANG, NTD STAFF June 18, 2019 Updated: June 18, 2019     This year marks the 32nd anniversary of one of the most famous and historically impactful speeches delivered in American History. On June 12th, 1987, President Ronald Reagan gave his famous address in front of the Brandenburg Gate, between East and West Germany, at the Berlin Wall. The Victims Communism Memorial Foundation hosted the twelfth wreath-laying ceremony in Washington, D.C. on June 14....

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06/05/2019 – Tiananmen Square Survivor: Delinking Human Rights from U.S.-China Trade Relations Escalated Power, Abuse

Posted on Jun 5, 2019

source:https://www.breitbart.com/clips/2019/06/05/tiananmen-square-survivor-delinking-human-rights-from-u-s-china-trade-relations-escalated-power-abuse/ Jianli Yang still has clear memories of that deadly June day in 1989 when the Chinese Communist government slaughtered anywhere from several hundred to several thousand student protesters in Tiananmen Square. “I saw a lot of people being killed,” Yang told Breitbart News at a rally at the U.S. Capitol on Tuesday to mark the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre. “I saw tanks run over students.”  “That changed my life,” said Yang,...

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05/22/2019 – Exclusive Interview with Doctor Jianli Yang on His Perilous Battle Against the Chinese Communist Government

Posted on May 22, 2019

Source:https://www.publishedreporter.com/2019/05/22/doctor-jianli-yangs-perilous-battle-against-the-chinese-communist-government/ The Published Reporter Exclusive Interview With Doctor Jianli Yang On His Perilous Battle Against the Chinese Communist Government “I have a first-hand understanding of the great American saying, ‘freedom is not free. It must be earned’ because I have personally experienced and witnessed the horrors of living in a Communist country, where freedom does not exist”, Dr. Jianli Yang, 55, an advisor to more than a dozen human rights...

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04/26/2019 – Survivor of Persecution in China Warns About Regime’s Treatment of Uyghurs

Posted on Apr 26, 2019

source:https://www.theepochtimes.com/survivor-of-persecution-in-china-warns-about-regimes-treatment-of-uyghurs_2894675.html Businessman Yu Ming in Washington on Feb. 19, 2019. He arrived in the United States to join his wife and daughter in Jan. 2019 through the help of the U.S. government, after being imprisoned for 12 years and tortured nearly to death in labor camps in China for his beliefs in Falun Gong. (Samira Bouaou/The Epoch Times) Survivor of Persecution in China Warns About Regime’s Treatment of Uyghurs BY JENNIFER ZENG April 26, 2019     WASHINGTON—A recent refugee from China has...

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12/03/2018 – Australian MP Michael Danby Introduced an Australian Magnitsky Act

Posted on Dec 3, 2018

source:https://www.citizenpowerforchina.org/single-post/2018/12/04/Australian-MP-Michael-Danby-Introduced-an-Australian-Magnitsky-Act Yibao reporter, Zhou Hong interviewed Dr. Yang Jianli on this issue. Australian MP Michael Danby who has long been concerned about China’s human rights issues, introduced an Australian version of the Magnitsky Act in the Australian House of Representatives today. The official name of the act MP Michael Danby introduced is International Human Rights and Corruption Bill 2018. In condemning the CCP’s poor human rights record and promoting China’s human rights...

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06/25/2018 – Leaders of Their Countries

Posted on Jun 25, 2018

source:https://www.nationalreview.com/corner/leaders-of-their-countries/ By JAY NORDLINGER Fang Zheng (Oslo Freedom Forum) Fang Zheng was a sports star, a sprinter. He dreamed of bringing glory to his country, China, through international competition. He joined the Communist party while in college. He also joined the protests at Tiananmen Square. You could do that, in those days of Deng Xiaoping. Or you thought you could. As the protests reached their fatal climax, a female classmate asked Fang Zheng for his protection. When a tank raced toward them, he shoved her out of the way — but he...

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04/24/2018 – Red China and Red Notices: Yang Jianli’s Opening Remarks at XII International Journalism Festival

Posted on Apr 24, 2018

Opening Remarks at XII International Journalism Festival, April 14, Perugia, Italy Human rights in China under Xi Jinping is the worst since the Tiananmen crackdown. The situation for the Chinese human rights activists is drastically deteriorating since 2012 when Xi Jinping took power. Xi is convinced that the Chinese Communist Party is losing control over the Chinese people and the Chinese society, and particularly in the ideological front, despite numerous political campaigns to brainwash the Chinese people, particularly the young; Xi believes that the regime security is in a grave danger;...

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02/26/2018 – We don’t even know if this heroic Chinese lawyer is alive or dead

Posted on Feb 26, 2018

source:https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/democracy-post/wp/2018/02/26/we-dont-even-know-if-this-heroic-chinese-lawyer-is-alive-or-dead/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.3b1611c63a09   By Yang JianliFebruary 26 A man films Li Wenzu, left, wife of imprisoned lawyer Wang Quanzhang, who holds a paper that reads “Release Liu Ermin,” as she and supporters and activists stage a protest outside the Tianjin No. 2 Intermediate People’s Court in Tianjin, China, in August 2016. Liu Ermin, a wife of one of the activists, was arrested in July 2016. (Gerry Shih/AP) Yang Jianli is founder and president of...

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02/12/2015 – Witness Project: Yang Jianli

Posted on Feb 15, 2015

source:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wD8CtbCUlrE Yang Jianli was a rising star in the Chinese Communist Party before witnessing the bloody Tiananmen Square massacre of 1989. Since then he has committed himself to seeing a free and democratic China. — Witness Project is an initiative of the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation (VOC). See more at...

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