International Relations

Head Off a Tiananmen Massacre in Hong Kong

Posted on Sep 23, 2015

THE WALL STREET JOURNAL Head Off a Tiananmen Massacre in Hong Kong Beijing’s edict has made larger protests in Hong Kong inevitable. (  Hong...

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08/06/2015 – Beijing Olympic Scandal Redux -The 2008 games were a tragedy for human rights. Now 2022 looks similar. By YANG JIANLI And JARED GENSER

Posted on Aug 6, 2015


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We Stand With You: A Statement of Solidarity with Hong Kong Protesters from a Tibetan, Uyghur, Southern Mongolian and Chinese

Posted on Oct 3, 2014

Peace Hong Kong Initiative For Immediate Release: To contact one of the spokespeople, email or call Tenzin Dorjee on +1 (646) 724 0748 or Yang Jianli on +1...

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Ninth InterEthnic/InterFaith Leadership Conference Held In Taiwan

Posted on May 6, 2014

Reported by Citizen Reporters: Duan Chao, Cao Jie, Li Zhong and Li Xuemei Organized by Initiatives for China/Citizen Power for China, the Ninth Interethnic...

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The Audacity of Hopelessness

Posted on Mar 17, 2014

by  YANG Jianli   Michelle Obama will be a terrific goodwill ambassador when she visits China later this month. She will put America’s best foot forward....

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China hasn’t earned a spot on Human Rights Council

Posted on Nov 2, 2013

By Yang Jianli, Published: November 1 Yang Jianli is founder and president of Initiatives for China. He was imprisoned in China from 2002 to 2007 for attempting...

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Dr.YANG Jianli’s Opening Remarks at EU Public Hearing on Human Rights in China

Posted on Dec 31, 2012

Dr.YANG Jianli’s Opening Remarks at Public Hearing “Prospects for human rights and democracy in China after the leadership change; the freedom of expression, the situation of artists, writers...

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The Significance of Liu Xiaobo for China’s Democracy

Posted on Dec 14, 2012

Opening Statement at the Dec.12, 2012 CECC Hearing on Liu Xiaobo By YANG Jianli Congressman Smith and Senator Brown: Thank you for hosting this...

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Letter Campaign to Issue Travel Ban on Human Rights Abusers

Posted on Dec 12, 2012

Dear All, Initiatives for China (Citizen Power for China) is launching this letter campaign urging the Speaker of the US House of Representatives to expand...

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134 Nobel Laureates Urge China to Release Liu Xiaobo and Liu Xia

Posted on Dec 4, 2012

134 Nobel Laureates Urge Incoming Chinese President Xi Jinping to Release Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Liu Xiaobo and Wife Liu Xia Citizens Petition to...

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