Speeches

03/10/2022 – Dr. Yang Jianli’s Speech at the Rally Commemorating the 63rd Anniversary of the Tibetan National Uprising

Posted on Mar 10, 2022

https://www.citizenpowerforchina.org/dr-yang-jianlis-speech-at-the-rally-commemorating-the-63rd-anniversary-of-the-tibetan-national-uprising/ Mar 10, 2022 | Speeches, Tibet In front Of the Chinese Embassy, DC March 10, 2022 Dear brothers and sisters, dear friends, Today we are gathered here in front of the Chinese Embassy to commemorate the 63rd anniversary of the Tibetan National Uprising that occurred on March 10, 1959, when the brave Tibetan people stood up to the horrific and unjust occupation of their land by the Chinese Communist Party. Dr. Yang Jianli speaks at the Rally Commemorating...

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12/15/2021 – The 16th InterEthnic/InterFaith Leadership Conference Was Held

Posted on Dec 15, 2021

source: https://www.citizenpowerforchina.org/the-16th-interethnic-interfaith-leadership-conference-was-held/ Dec 15, 2021  Press Release Citizen Power Initiatives for ChinaDecember 14, 2021, Washington, DCContact: Dr. Lianchao Hanlianchao@initiativesforchina.org202-827-5762 The 16th InterEthnic/InterFaith Leadership Conference was held online on December 14, 2021. With the theme “Tearing Down China’s Firewall to Strengthen the Free World Order,” the Conference was co-sponsored by Citizen Power Initiatives for China and the Lantos Foundation for Human Rights & Justice, with financial...

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12/12/2021 – CNN reports on Geneva Summit campaign to free Jimmy Lai

Posted on Dec 12, 2021

source: https://unwatch.org/cnn-reports-on-geneva-summit-campaign-to-free-jimmy-lai/ CNN’s Christiane Amanpour reported on the campaign to free jailed Hong Kong newspaper owner Jimmy Lai that was organized last week by UN Watch’s Geneva Summit for Human Rights and Democracy, with the participation of lawmakers and human rights activists worldwide. Lai, who was convicted on Thursday for backing a vigil last year for victims of China’s Tiananmen Square Massacre, has been languishing in prison for running a newspaper in Hong Kong that dared to criticize the Chinese regime. The Geneva Summit...

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07/21/2021 – Remarks by Dr. Yang Jianli at the Captive Nations Week Summit

Posted on Jul 21, 2021

source: https://www.citizenpowerforchina.org/remarks-by-dr-yang-jianli-at-the-captive-nations-week-summit/ hosted by the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation Last Tuesday (July 13) marked the 4th anniversary of the tragic death of Liu Xiaobo. His death still stands as a great loss for mankind, as well as an unfathomable loss for the entire dissident community in China. I will now analyze this loss, among others things, in my remarks under the panel’s theme of “The Role of Dissidents in Gaining Freedom.” Many people like Liu Xiaobo, including myself, have dedicated their lives to...

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06/24/2021 – 杨建利在“抵制2022北京冬奥会全球行动日”华盛顿集会上的演讲

Posted on Jun 24, 2021

来源:https://yibaochina.com/?p=242395 2021年6月24日 | 0  |      翻译:Deyu Wang 2021年6月23日 亲爱的兄弟姐妹们、朋友们、同事们: 今天,我们聚集在这里,向白宫和所有尊重人权的政府发出一个简单、明确和强烈信息:世界上所有民主国家都应当抵制2022年北京冬奥会。 有两个简单明了且有力的理由这样做。 首先,中共政权已经并仍在犯下反人类罪行。美国和其他民主国家不应继续让中共政权逍遥法外。够了!够了! 在过去几十年里,国际社会让中共以为,无论它对其压迫统治下的人民做什么,都可以逃脱惩罚。例如,在全世界的注视下,中国政府在2008年北京奥运会的筹备过程中犯下了许多严重侵犯人权的行为。但就在国际奥委会2015年决定让中国举办2022年冬奥会之前,国际奥委会官员马克-亚当斯(Mark Adams)表示,北京已经就人权问题向国际奥委会作出了新”保证”,国际奥委会相信,中国政府将采取一切必要措施,确保《奥林匹克宪章》得到尊重。换句话说,这是2008年的事重演而已。事实上,现在的情况比那时还要糟糕很多。...

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06/23/2021 – The International Community Should Not Give the CCP a New License to Act With Impunity

Posted on Jun 23, 2021

Speech by Dr. Yang Jianli at Global Day of Action on “Boycott Beijing 2022”Lafayette Square, Washington, DCJune 23, 2021 Dear Brothers and Sisters, Friends and Colleagues: We are gathered here today to send a simple, clear, and strong message to the White House and all other rights-respecting governments: The world’s democracies must boycott the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics. We have two simple, clear, and strong reasons to do so. Firstly, the CCP regime has committed and continues to commit crimes against humanity. The U.S. and other democratic countries should not give the CCP regime a new...

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06/03/2021 – Remarks at the Candlelight Vigil hosted by the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation

Posted on Jun 3, 2021

Tonight, we hold a vigil. Tomorrow morning, we will wind our clocks and begin another day in our fight for freedom and justice. Remarks at the Candlelight Vigil hosted by the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation By Yang Jianli June 3, 2021 We gather tonight once again as one family to remember our brothers and sisters who lost their lives during the Tiananmen Square Massacre 32 years ago. We come from different backgrounds and our individual stories are unique, but we share the same calling and commitment. Thirty-two years have passed. Despite the passage of time, this page of history...

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10/01/2020 – Preventing Xi Jinping’s Dream of a World Dominating Chinese Communist Empire from Becoming a Reality

Posted on Oct 1, 2020

By Dr. Jianli Yang(Speech at Rally “Global Resist the CCP Protests”, Capitol Hill, DC, October 1, 2020) Seventy one years ago the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) founded the “People’s Republic of China”. But it is neither the people’s, nor a republic. Instead, it is a hell on earth. By even the most conservative estimates, the CCP’s rule in China has resulted in the unnatural deaths of nearly 100 million people in the past 71 years.  On average, that is more than 3,000 people dying tragic deaths every single day. The victims include Chinese, Tibetans, Uyghurs, Mongolians, Hong Kongers,...

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04/20/2020 – The Chinese Communist Party: Savior or Culprit? by Dr. Yang Jianli at COVIDcon

Posted on Apr 20, 2020

source:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pNlhHreaInU&feature=youtu.be On April 13, Dr. Jianli Yang, Founder and President of Citizen Power Initiatives for China, gave a keynote talk at Covid Con, a virtual Oslo Freedom Forum event hosted by the Human Rights Foundation. The virtual conference focused on how tyranny sparked and is exploiting the novel coronavirus pandemic to crack down on civil liberties. The title of Dr. Yang’s presentation is ” The Chinese Communist Party: Savior of...

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02/18/2020 – Remarks by Dr. YANG Jianli At PUBLIC HEARING of European Parliament Subcommittee on Human Rights (DROIT)

Posted on Feb 18, 2020

Remarks by Dr. YANG Jianli At PUBLIC HEARING “Authoritarianism and shrinking space for freedom of expression, press freedom and human rights defenders, with case studies on China, Egypt and Russia” European Parliament Subcommittee on Human Rights (DROIT) Brussels, Tuesday, 18 February 2020, 14.30 – 17.00 Ms. Chairwoman Maria ARENA, Thank you for inviting me to speak at this timely and important hearing. It is timely because the coronavirus epidemic has helped reveal fatal defects of the Chinese Communist Party’s totalitarian governance system under the leadership of Xi Jinping. This is...

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