03/13/2019 – Defying China’s call, ex-CM Shanta attends Uprising Day function

Posted on Mar 13, 2019

source: Shanta Kumar, BJP MP from Kangra Lalit Mohan Tribune News Service Dharamsala, March 12 BJP MP from Kangra Shanta Kumar has said the Chinese Ambassador asked him not to attend the Tibetan Uprising Day function.Talking to The Tribune today, Shanta said, “I received an official communication from the Chinese Ambassador to India, asking me not to attend the commemorative ceremony of Tibetan National Uprising Day in Dharamsala.” The letter said, “Doing so will threaten...

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01/05/2019 – ANNA CHEN:华盛顿邮报发表杨建利博士批评美前总统卡特的来函

Posted on Jan 5, 2019

来源: 华盛顿邮报发表杨建利博士批评美前总统卡特的来函 《议报》记者 Anna Chen 2019年1月5日  华盛顿 2019年元旦,美中(共)建交40周年纪念日,当年主持建交的美国前总统吉米.卡特在华盛顿邮报上发表题为 “如何修补美中关系,避免现代冷战”(卡特原文:Jimmy Carter: How to repair the U.S.-China relationship — and prevent a modern Cold War–and-prevent-a-modern-cold-war/2018/12/31/cc1d6b94-0927-11e9-85b6-41c0fe0c5b8f_story.html?utm_term=.6e89a49a2522) 卡特在文中开头说“四十年前,我和中国领导人邓小平将中华人民共和国与美国的外交关系正常化,结束了三十年的敌对。……...

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12/18/2018 – Tiananmen-Era Dissident Reunited With Wife, Children After US Intervention

Posted on Dec 18, 2018

source: Zhao Changqing reunites with his family after arriving in the United States, Dec. 17, 2018. RFA A Chinese activist detained by police after marking the 27th anniversary of the Tiananmen massacre in 2016 has arrived safely in the United States with the help of Washington and a dissident organization. Zhao Changqing, a former student leader in the 1989 pro-democracy movement who has been jailed six times, arrived in San Francisco late on Monday after U.S. officials and rights groups campaigned for his release. He was...

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12/11/2018 – Jointly Counter Fascism with Chinese Characteristics –Opening Remarks at the 13th InterEthnic/InterFaith Leadership Conference

Posted on Dec 11, 2018

  December 10, 2018, Washington, DC Yang Jianli Distinguished Guests, Dear friends, Brothers and Sisters: Seventy years ago today, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was born in the aftermath of World War II.  It embodies our most cherished principles and aspirations. It recognizes that “the inherent dignity and the equal and inalienable rights of all members of the human family is the foundation of freedom, justice and peace in the world” and that everyone is entitled to these rights, “without distinction of any kind, such as race, color, sex, language, religion, political or other...

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

Posted on Dec 3, 2018

source: 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: 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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04/30/2018 – Initiatives for China participated in 75th Anniversary of Jewish Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

Posted on Apr 30, 2018

Initiatives for China participated in 75th Anniversary of Jewish Warsaw Ghetto Uprising   On April 19, Dr. YANG Jianli, President of Initiatives for China/Citizen Power, participated in the activities in Warsaw commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Jewish Warsaw Ghetto Uprising. He presented flowers to the Ghetto heros on behalf of freedom fighters of China.  Initiatives for China (a.k.a. Citizen Power for China) is dedicated to a peaceful transition to democracy in China through truth, understanding, citizen power, and cooperative...

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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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03/21/2018 – Persistent Chinese diplomat tries in vain to shut down dissident Yang Jianli’s speech at UN Human Rights Council

Posted on Mar 21, 2018

source: Yang was invited to speak by advocacy group UN Watch, but diplomat Chen Cheng repeatedly interrupted in a failed attempt to halt the address PUBLISHED : Wednesday, 21 March, 2018, 10:29am UPDATED : Wednesday, 21 March, 2018, 9:41pm A Chinese diplomat repeatedly interrupted a speech by a prominent Chinese dissident in a failed attempt to block him from addressing the UN Human Rights Council. Yang Jianli, a dissident in exile in the United States, was disrupted seconds...

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03/21/2018 – Chinese Dissident Gives a ‘Voice to the Voiceless’ by Confronting Chinese Gov’t at U.N. Human Rights Council

Posted on Mar 21, 2018

source: By Patrick Goodenough | March 21, 2018 | 4:22 AM EDT Exiled Chinese dissident Yang Jianli addresses a Congressional-Executive Commission on China event on Capitol Hill in December 2015. (Photo: Initiatives for China) ( – One of China’s most prominent dissidents on Tuesday challenged the communist government’s right to speak on behalf of China in the U.N.’s top human rights forum, angering Beijing’s representative and drawing a reprimand from the...

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