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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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06/18/2019 – Dr. YANG Jianli Honored with Order of Merit of Human Solidarity

Posted on Jun 18, 2019

On June 18, The Assembly of the Cuban Resistance in Representation of the Captive Cuban people, which is convening this week in Miami, bestowed Dr. YANG Jianli, founder and president of Citizen Power Initiatives for China, Order of Merit of Human Solidarity ” in recognition of the life time of dedication to the enlightenment of humanity through science, mathematics and the struggle for human rights of former Chinese political prisoner, leading democracy advocate and co-founder of the Justice Cuba Commission”. Here is Dr. Yang Jianli’s acceptance speech.   Your Liberty Will...

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06/07/2019 – Miss Iraq to receive Ambassador for Peace award in Geneva for promoting tolerance

Posted on Jun 7, 2019

source:https://www.heritagefl.com/story/2019/06/07/news/miss-iraq-to-receive-ambassador-for-peace-award-in-geneva-for-promoting-tolerance/11648.html June 7, 2019 American Jewish Committee Former Miss Iraq Sarah Idan speaks at the 2018 American Jewish Committee Global Forum. (JNS)-Geneva-based non-governmental organization United Nations Watch has announced that Sarah Idan, who as Miss Iraq in 2017 faced death threats for posting a photo of herself with Miss Israel, will receive the Swiss organization’s Ambassador for Peace Award. In recognition of her courageous and extraordinary...

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05/06/2019 – Tibetan solidarity with public rally at the U.S. Capitol remembering 1989 Tiananmen Square Massacre

Posted on Jun 5, 2019

source:http://www.thetibetpost.com/en/news/international/6512-tibetan-solidarity-with-public-rally-at-the-u-s-capitol-remembering-1989-tiananmen-square-massacre YANGCHEN DOLMA, TIBET POST INTERNATIONAL 06 JUNE 2019 Nancy Pelosi and Chinese dissident Yang Jianli unveil the Tank Man statue at the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol in Washington DC, USA. June 4, 2019. Photo: DIIR/CTA Washington DC — As commemorations for the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre took place all around the world, victims of Communism Memorial Foundation hosted a public rally on the afternoon of 4 June on...

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06/05/2019 – The 30th Anniversary of Tiananmen Square Marked by Repression, Nationalism

Posted on Jun 5, 2019

source:https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/frontline/article/the-30th-anniversary-of-tiananmen-square-marked-by-repression-nationalism/ JUNE 5, 2019 by MARCIA ROBIOU Abrams Journalism Fellow, FRONTLINE/Columbia Journalism School Fellowship Pro-democracy demonstrators sit in front of soldiers who are lined up, standing guard outside the Chinese Communist Party’s headquarters on Chiangan Avenue just days before the bloody crackdown on students and protestors in and around Tiananmen Square. (Photo by Peter Charlesworth/LightRocket via Getty Images) In May 1989, Yang Jianli, a 25-year-old Chinese...

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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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06/04/2019 – The brutality of Tiananmen Square lives on in China’s oppression of dissidents

Posted on Jun 4, 2019

source:https://www.conservativereview.com/news/brutality-tiananmen-square-lives-chinas-oppression-dissidents/ The brutality of Tiananmen Square lives on in China’s oppression of dissidents Nate Madden · June 4, 2019 Bettmann | Getty Images Tuesday marks the 30-year anniversary of the massacre at Tiananmen Square, when China’s Communist government violently cracked down on student-led protests for greater political freedom in a regime that was starting to experiment with openness and liberalization. We still don’t know the total number of those killed or injured by their government that...

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06/04/2019 – Dr. YANG Jianli Honored with Honorary Citizenship of Skagit County, WA

Posted on Jun 4, 2019

On June 4, the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Massacre, Dr. YANG Jianli, Founder and President of Citizen Power Initiatives for China, was honored by Skagit County, WA with its honorary citizenship for his “participation in the pro-democracy protests of the Tiananmen Square Massacre on June 4, 1989 and his lifetime advocacy work for defending human rights therafter.”  Mr. Bill Bruch, the county’s republican chair flew all the way from Washington State to Washington, DC to present the Honorary Citizenship Certificate to Dr. Yang.   A small ceremony was held on the morning...

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06/03/2019 – 30 Years After Tiananmen, ‘Tank Man’ Remains an Icon and a Mystery

Posted on Jun 3, 2019

source:https://www.nytimes.com/2019/06/03/world/asia/tiananmen-tank-man.html 30 Years After Tiananmen, ‘Tank Man’ Remains an Icon and a Mystery A man stands alone to block a line of tanks heading east on Beijing’s Changan Boulevard in Tiananmen Square on June 5, 1989.CreditJeff Widener/Associated Press By Javier C. Hernández June 3, 2019 BEIJING — He has become a global symbol of freedom and defiance, immortalized in photos, television shows, posters and T-shirts. But three decades after the Chinese Army crushed demonstrations centered on Tiananmen Square, “Tank Man” — the person who boldly...

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

Posted on May 15, 2019

source:http://thejewishvoice.com/2019/05/15/letters-to-the-editor-130/ 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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