05/15/2019 – Letters to the Editor: The UN & Human Rights Dissidents

Posted on May 15, 2019

source: The UN & Human Rights Dissidents (The following is an open letter from UN Watch Executive Director Hillel Neuer to UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres) Dear Secretary-General Guterres, We are deeply concerned about an apparent new UN rule that effectively bars human rights dissidents from speaking at the United Nations. At an event that we hosted for human rights dissidents last month at the Palais des Nations in Geneva, two of our invited speakers, Mr. Dhondup Wangchen and Dr. Yang Jianli—former political...

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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: 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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04/22/2019 – Observers Warn the Future Prospects of Two Dalai Lamas

Posted on Apr 22, 2019

source: Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, center, is assisted by his aides as he arrives to interact with an audience of educators, in New Delhi, India, April 4, 2019. Beijing has reacted strongly to recent remarks from Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, who in late March suggested that his successor may come from India. Chinese authorities have insisted that the selection of the next Tibetan Buddhist leader must comply with Chinese laws” – an indication that China looks set to repeat another...

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03/29/2019 – Tibetan filmmaker gets Courage Award at Geneva Summit

Posted on Mar 29, 2019

source: Shot just before the 2008 Beijing Olympics, Wangchen’s documentary Leaving Fear Behind gave the world a rare glimpse of Tibetans living under the brutal repression of the Chinese Communist Party. Statesman News Service | Shimla | March 28, 2019 11:22 am Dhondup Wangchen in 2012, receiving Press freedom Award (CPJ) (Photo: YouTube) Tibetan filmmaker Dhondup Wangchen has been awarded the 2019 Courage Award by Geneva Summit. A coalition of 25 global human rights organisations...

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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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