Commentary & Interviews

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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04/24/2018 – 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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02/26/2018 – We don’t even know if this heroic Chinese lawyer is alive or dead

Posted on Feb 26, 2018

source:   By Yang JianliFebruary 26 A man films Li Wenzu, left, wife of imprisoned lawyer Wang Quanzhang, who holds a paper that reads “Release Liu Ermin,” as she and supporters and activists stage a protest outside the Tianjin No. 2 Intermediate People’s Court in Tianjin, China, in August 2016. Liu Ermin, a wife of one of the activists, was arrested in July 2016. (Gerry Shih/AP) Yang Jianli is founder and president of...

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02/12/2015 – Witness Project: Yang Jianli

Posted on Feb 15, 2015

source: Yang Jianli was a rising star in the Chinese Communist Party before witnessing the bloody Tiananmen Square massacre of 1989. Since then he has committed himself to seeing a free and democratic China. — Witness Project is an initiative of the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation (VOC). See more at...

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