Speeches

10/22/2019 – Arm Yourselves to Lead Change –Opening Remarks at the 14th InterEthnic/InterFaith Leadership Conference 

Posted on Oct 22, 2019

by  Yang  Jianli  (Oct. 21, 2019, Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, USA) Dear friends and colleagues from around the world: Welcome to the 14th InterEthnic/InterFaith Leadership Conference.   It is an honor to host this meeting, and we deeply value and appreciate your participation. In all the years that we have organized the Leadership Conference, never have our challenges been more pressing, never have the moral and political choices forced upon the world by the inhuman and anti-democratic policies of the Chinese Communist Party been so stark, and so consequential. The theme of this year’s...

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10/22/2019 – The 2019 Citizen Power Awards: Civil Human Rights Front Presenting Script and Acceptance Speech

Posted on Oct 22, 2019

    The 2019 Citizen Power Awards: Civil Human Rights Front Presenting Script and Acceptance Speech Oct. 21, 2019,Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, USA Presenting Script by Jianli Yang Hong Kong Civil Human Rights Front (CHRF) was founded in 2002, with the goal of providing a platform that would create a cohesive voice and unify the strengths of disparate civil society groups across in order to advance human rights in Hong Kong. Now it has become the single most important umbrella organization affiliated with almost all pan-democratic camps in Hong Kong. For years, CHRF has been on the...

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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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06/05/2019 – Washington Declaration on the 30th Anniversary of Tiananmen Massacre

Posted on Jun 5, 2019

source:http://www.yibaochina.com/Article/Display?articleId=7994 Washington Declaration on the 30th Anniversary of Tiananmen Massacre June 4, 2019   Thirty years ago, the year 1989 marked the 200th anniversary of the French Revolution, the 70th anniversary of China’s May Fourth Movement, and the 40th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China. In that year, stormy clouds gathered over the city of Beijing and an unprecedented confrontation between the spirit of freedom and the autocratic regime unfolded. Several million college students and citizens from all walks of life...

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06/03/2019 – Xi Jinping’s Grave Threat to China and the World —Opening Remarks at #RightsCity 2019

Posted on Jun 3, 2019

Xi Jinping’s Grave Threat to China and the World —Opening Remarks at #RightsCity 2019 YANG Jianli Concordia University, 1400 Maisonneuve Blvd West, Montreal, June 3, 2019 (This is the text of Dr. YANG Jianli’s opening remarks to be made at #RightsCity held in Montreal on June 3. Unfortunately, Dr. YANG did not make it to the conference because he was held up by the process of applying for eTA. An eTA approval is required of a Chinese citizen before entering Canada but the process was held up because more documents and investigation are needed for those who have been...

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06/03/2019 – Every Day, We Must Be Vigilant —Speech at the Candlelight Vigil Commemorating the 30th Anniversary of Tiananmen Massacre

Posted on Jun 3, 2019

Every Day, We Must Be Vigilant —Speech at the Candlelight Vigil Commemorating the 30th Anniversary of Tiananmen Massacre by Yang Jianli Victims of Communism Memorial Park, Washington, DC, USA June 3, 2019   Tonight, we gather once again to remember our fallen brothers and sisters in Tiananmen Square and celebrate their courage that showed the world that the Chinese people desire freedom and justice above all earthly goods.  We are here to reaffirm that, no matter how many days or decades have gone by, there will never come a time when we forget their sacrifices. We can never repay the...

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05/11/2019 – To Make America Great Again: Lincoln and Reagan Standing as Shining Examples for President Trump and American People to Follow –Speech at Skagit County Republican Lincoln/Reagan Dinner

Posted on May 11, 2019

  To Make America Great Again: Lincoln and Reagan Standing as Shining Examples for President Trump and American People to Follow –Speech at Skagit County Republican Lincoln/Reagan Dinner Yang Jianli May 11, 2019, Skagit, State of Washington, USA Good evening. Thank you Jacquelin for your kind introduction. What an honor to be in the company of you and Mr. Davidson speaking at this Lincoln/Reagan Dinner. Lincoln and Reagan are definitely among the American presidents I admire most.  They are both liberators. President Lincoln not only freed the slaves but saved the Union. He not only saved...

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04/06/2019 – Supporting the Uyghur Human Rights Policy Act & UIGHUR Act

Posted on Apr 6, 2019

Supporting the Uyghur Human Rights Policy Act & UIGHUR Act   Speech by Dr. Jianli YANG at Uyghur Freedom Rally  Freedom Plaza, 1455 Pennsylvania Ave, NW, Washington, DC 20004 Saturday, April 6, 2019 Dear Brothers and Sisters, Today, we are gathering in brotherhood. Our Uyghur brothers and sisters are suffering severely under the yoke of the Fascism with Chinese characteristics. Seventy years ago, after the Holocaust of the Jewish people under Hitler, we vowed “never again.” But among post-war atrocities that belie that pledge, we today must add the “reeducation”...

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03/26/2019 –  Presentation of 2019 Courage Award to Dhondup Wangchen  by Yang Jianli

Posted on Mar 26, 2019

GENEVA SUMMIT FOR HUMAN RIGHTS AND DEMOCRACY  Presentation of 2019 Courage Award to Dhondup Wangchen  by Yang Jianli It has been an honor to be a part of the Geneva Summit over the past decade. Our annual assembly is a unique event, held in parallel with the UN Human Rights Council, which ensures that critical voices from oppressive regimes across the globe have a forum to stand up and speak truth to power. Today we have heard inspiring testimonies by courageous men and women from around the world. They put their lives on the line to defend human dignity, freedom, and equality in their...

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03/25/2019 – 第十一届日内瓦人权与民主峰会开幕 杨建利呼吁反制中国特色法西斯主义

Posted on Mar 25, 2019

来源:https://www.bannedbook.org/bnews/baitai/20190326/1103388.html   今天下午两点钟,第十一届日内瓦人权与民主峰会在日内瓦的联合国总部第十四会议厅开幕。公民力量发起人杨建利博士在开幕式上发表题为“挫败中国特色的法西斯主义,实现我们所有人的自由”(Defeat the Fascism with Chinese Characteristics and Ensure Freedom for Us...

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