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09/23/2020 – China’s campaign to eradicate Mongolian Cultural Identity from what it calls “Inner Mongolia”

Posted on Sep 23, 2020

source: https://dailyclout.io/chinas-campaign-to-eradicate-mongolian-cultural-identity-from-what-it-calls-inner-mongolia/ September 23, 2020 • by Dr. Jianli Yang Currently, a major cultural genocide is taking place in the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region (IMAR) of China: the Chinese government wants to eradicate the Mongolian language. The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) regime has decided to implement a new “bilingual education” system in all primary and secondary schools in the IMAR starting from September this year. From the first grade onwards, Chinese language will become the main...

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09/17/2020 – Another famine coming? China struggles to meet basic food demands

Posted on Sep 17, 2020

source: https://thehill.com/opinion/international/516607-another-famine-coming-china-struggles-to-meet-basic-food-demands BY JIANLI YANG, OPINION CONTRIBUTOR — 09/17/20 02:00 PM EDT  544THE VIEWS EXPRESSED BY CONTRIBUTORS ARE THEIR OWN AND NOT THE VIEW OF THE HILL China, which embarked on the mission of becoming a superpower by showing its economic and military might to the world, now may be brought to its knees over a shortage of food. Reduction in overall domestic food production; a recent deluge in the Yangtze River basin, the rice bowl of China; and a slash in imports, mostly aggravated...

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09/16/2020 – On Taiwan, Moral Courage from the Czech Republic

Posted on Sep 16, 2020

source: https://www.newsweek.com/taiwan-moral-courage-czech-republic-opinion-1531841 AARON RHODES AND DR. JIANLI YANG Individual acts of moral and civic courage, whether on the local or international level, are indispensable to the struggle against tyranny. Today, democratic Taiwan faces such a struggle, as mainland China threatens to subvert its freedom as it did in Hong Kong or even launch a military assault. Earlier this month, president of the Czech senate Milos Vystrcil stood up to the Chinese Communist Party’s threats by visiting Taiwan with a 90-member delegation. Voicing...

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09/15/2020 – China despised worldwide for its bullying, lying and expansionist incursions

Posted on Sep 15, 2020

source: https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2020/sep/15/china-despised-worldwide-for-its-bullying-lying-an/?fbclid=IwAR1TgS8AYoMywicQRdsjOIV98jBJTHIuKgUKGydmj8q7Ocpcpxd17P5a0P4 By Jianli Yang – – Tuesday, September 15, 2020 ANALYSIS/OPINION: China enters September despised by scores of countries over its constant bullying, lying and expansionist incursions. The isolation is evident as global cynicism turns into overt antagonism, making the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) desperate to search for a friendly face on any continent. It finally found a friend in Cameroon, at the...

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09/14/2020 – How to Handle WeChat’s Threat Smartly

Posted on Sep 14, 2020

source: https://foreignpolicy.com/2020/09/14/china-wechat-ban-targeted-response/ BY JIANLI YANG, TIMES WANG, DEYU WANG | SEPTEMBER 14, 2020, 5:24 PM The executive orders relating to WeChat and its parent company Tencent, as well as TikTok and its parent company ByteDance, issued by U.S. President Donald Trump have sparked controversy and debate. Two of us, Times Wang and Jianli Yang, have previously expressed concern about First Amendment issues and other worries about the WeChat order, and the Electronic Frontier Foundation has done the same with respect to TikTok. Others have opined in...

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09/14/2020 – Cotton goods from China tainted with Uyghur forced labour

Posted on Sep 14, 2020

September 14, 2020 By Jianli Yang and Lianchao Han The Department of Homeland Security announced today that U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agents would begin turning away products sourced from forced labor in the Xinjiang region of China, where more than a million Muslims, mostly of the Uyghur minority, have been imprisoned in concentration camps. The ban will include cotton, hair products, computer components, and some textiles.We welcome the Trump administration’s effort to crack down on the Chinese Communist Party’s atrocities in the region.           Uyghur human rights group...

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09/04/2020 – Political Change in China Is Not Implausible | Opinion

Posted on Sep 4, 2020

来源:https://www.newsweek.com/political-change-china-not-implausible-opinion-1529321 DR. JIANLI YANG , FOUNDER AND PRESIDENT, CITIZEN POWER INITIATIVES FOR CHINAON 9/4/20 AT 6:30 AM EDT Opposition to China’s paramount leader, Xi Jinping, is increasing despite severe crackdown on dissenting voices. Intrusive security controls and surveillance, undue centralization of power, mishandling of unrest in Hong Kong, foreign relations flare-ups and now the coronavirus crisis have resulted in cracks in the armor of the ruling Chinese Communist Party (CCP). All this, especially now coupled with an...

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08/07/2020 – How COVID-19 affects U.S.-China trade deal

Posted on Aug 19, 2020

source: https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2020/aug/7/how-covid-19-affects-us-china-trade-deal/ By Jianli Yang – – Friday, August 7, 2020 ANALYSIS/OPINION: With meetings planned for Aug. 15 to evaluate Beijing’s compliance with the bilateral trade agreement signed on Jan. 15 — the Phase One Trade Agreement — the Chinese regime’s suppression of information about the emergence of COVID-19 sheds new light on their behavior and tactics, a source of confusion and concern among American leaders. The impact of the pandemic on trade negotiations has not gone unnoticed by American...

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08/12/2020 – We Face the Specter of Genocide in Xinjiang | Opinion

Posted on Aug 12, 2020

source:https://www.newsweek.com/we-face-specter-genocide-xinjiang-opinion-1524133 DR. JIANLI YANG AND AARON RHODES ON 8/12/20 AT 6:30 AM EDT “Genocide” is a word that should only be used with great caution in the world of international relations and human rights. If genocide is recognized and verified, it imposes an unconditional moral obligation to intervene to stop the extermination of the victimized group. We are correct to preserve a narrow definition of the term, and to apply it only in cases that reach the threshold of horror it signifies; otherwise, the term will lose its...

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08/12/2020 -A WeChat ban will hurt ordinary citizens. There are better ways to hold China accountable.

Posted on Aug 12, 2020

source:https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2020/08/12/wechat-ban-will-hurt-ordinary-citizens-there-are-better-ways-hold-china-accountable/ The Chinese app WeChat on the screen of a tablet. (Martin Bureau/AFP/Getty Images) Opinion by Times Wang and Yang Jianli August 12, 2020 at 1:04 p.m. EDT Times Wang is the founder of North River Law PLLC, a law firm focused on litigation related to human rights. Yang Jianli, a former political prisoner of China, is founder and president of Citizen Power Initiatives for China. When news broke about President Trump’s executive order targeting WeChat,...

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