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11/23/2020 – Opening Remarks 公民力量创办人杨建利 在意大利参议院的人权听证会上讲话

Posted on Nov 23, 2020

来源:http://yibaochina.com/article/display?articleId=8963&s=03 公民力量新闻组 2020年11月23日 今天意大利全球法治委员会和意大利参议院联合举办题为“香港、中国、委内瑞拉、伊朗和柬埔寨的政治监禁”的听证会,公民力量创办人杨建利博士在听证会上讲话并回答问题。杨建利是全球法治委员会的理事。下面是杨建利在听证上的开场白。 Political Prisoners in Hong Kong, China, Venezuela, Iran and Cambodia Hosted by the Global Committee for the Rule of Law and the Italian Senate Opening Remarks By Dr. Jianli Yang Thank you, Laura. Mr. Senator Malan, Thank you for putting together this important conference. Under Xi Jinping’s rule, human rights violations have drastically escalated in China in recent years, including the...

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10/16/2020 – UN Watch Announces Human Rights Award For Iranian Women’s Rights Activist Shaparak Shajarizadeh

Posted on Oct 16, 2020

source: https://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO2010/S00128/un-watch-announces-human-rights-award-for-iranian-womens-rights-activist-shaparak-shajarizadeh.htm Friday, 16 October 2020, 8:37 amPress Release: UN Watch UN Watch announced today that Shaparak Shajarizadeh, who was jailed and beaten in Iran for removing her headscarf in public protest, will receive the Swiss organization’s highest human rights award at the 2020 UN Watch Online Gala on November 1. “Shaparak Shajarizadeh was chosen for her fearless defense of the rights of women, for which she was brutalized,” said Hillel Neuer, executive...

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10/14/2020 – Be Wary of China’s Environmental Bargain

Posted on Oct 14, 2020

source: https://dailyclout.io/be-wary-of-chinas-environmental-bargain/ October 14, 2020 • by Jianli Yang and Aaron Rhodes World environmentalists seemed encouraged when Chinese Communist Party boss Xi Jinping told the UN General Assembly that China will achieve zero net carbon emissions by 2060. But (https://thehill.com/opinion/energy-environment/519073-xi-jinping-as-an-environmentalist-cmon-man) the Chinese state under Xi can hardly be considered a true champion for environmental protections, because its “developing-at-all-costs” philosophy and exponential need for political stability leave...

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10/13/2020 – China, Russia and Pakistan set to join UN human rights council

Posted on Oct 13, 2020

source: https://www.wionews.com/world/china-russia-and-pakistan-set-to-join-un-human-rights-council-334862 Xi Jinping and Vladimir Putin Photograph:( Reuters ) Due to secretive back room deals, the only regional group in which the seats are being contested are in the Pacific and Asia. China, Russia, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Cuba, Nepal and Uzbekistan are among the candidates vying for four seats on the UN human rights council on Tuesday. If the countries get elected, the move is bound to leave human right campaigners in the countries aghast and they might plead to European Union States as a...

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10/13/2020 – ‘World’s worst abusers’ to join UN Human Rights Council

Posted on Oct 13, 2020

source: https://www.theaustralian.com.au/world/the-times/worlds-worst-abusers-to-join-un-human-rights-council/news-story/25bf76d41620d44629cb98fee3668702 China, Saudi Arabia, Russia, Cuba and Pakistan are set to win election to the UN Human Rights Council, prompting an outcry from campaigners and exiled dissident­s. Britain is one of the European democracies under pressure to publicly oppose the election of countries infamous for human rights abuses to the governing board of the organisation. UN Watch, a Geneva-based monitoring group, said allowing those countries on the council “is like...

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10/12/2020 – China, Russia and Saudi Arabia set to join UN human rights council

Posted on Oct 12, 2020

source: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/oct/12/china-russia-saudi-arabia-set-join-un-human-rights-council Rights campaigners voice concerns as Cuba and Pakistan also expected to be elected Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor Mon 12 Oct 2020 07.55 EDTLast modified on Tue 13 Oct 2020 09.14 EDT Shares4200  Russia’s president, Vladimir Putin (left), and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia in Riyadh last October. Photograph: Alexei Nikolsky/TASS China, Russia, Cuba, Pakistan and Saudi Arabia are expected to be elected to the board of the UN human rights council on Tuesday,...

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10/12/2020 – China, Russia and Saudi Arabia set to join UN human rights council

Posted on Oct 12, 2020

source: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/oct/12/china-russia-saudi-arabia-set-join-un-human-rights-council Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor Mon 12 Oct 2020 07.55 EDTLast modified on Mon 12 Oct 2020 10.21 EDT  Russia’s president, Vladimir Putin (left), and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia in Riyadh last October. Photograph: Alexei Nikolsky/TASS China, Russia, Cuba, Pakistan and Saudi Arabia are expected to be elected to the board of the UN human rights council on Tuesday, leaving human rights campaigners in the countries aghast and pleading with EU states to commit to...

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10/10/2020 – REMARKS OF YANG JIANLI AT UN WATCH PRESS CONFERENCE

Posted on Oct 10, 2020

source: http://globalcommitteefortheruleoflaw.org/remarks-of-yang-jianli-at-un-watch-press-conference/ Friday 9 October, Honorary Member of the Global Committee for the Rule of Law “Marco Pannella” Jianli Yang spoke at a press conference organized by UN Watch ahead of the elections to United Nations Human Rights Council, the UN body made up of 47 Members States responsible for the promotion and protection of all human rights around the globe. Chinese activist Jianli Yang urged Members States not to elect China. UN Watch published a report on the elections which examines the pledges and human...

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10/09/2020 – Yang Jianli Opposes China’s Election to the U.N. Human Rights Council

Posted on Oct 9, 2020

source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NREutAb8iZE&feature=youtu.be

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10/05/2020 – Xi Jinping as an environmentalist? C’mon, man!

Posted on Oct 5, 2020

source: https://thehill.com/opinion/energy-environment/519073-xi-jinping-as-an-environmentalist-cmon-man BY JIANLI YANG AND AARON RHODES, OPINION CONTRIBUTORS — 10/05/20 12:00 PM EDT  177THE VIEWS EXPRESSED BY CONTRIBUTORS ARE THEIR OWN AND NOT THE VIEW OF THE HILL In time for the United Nations General Assembly, Chinese Communist Party leader Xi Jinping is signaling support for stronger environmental protections, promising “carbon neutrality” in China by 2060. The “soft power” tactic is transparently aimed at replacing American leadership in a new global order. Given China’s abysmal...

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