Tag: China

29th anniversary of Tiananmen Square

29th anniversary of Tiananmen Square

June 4th 2018 is the 29th anniversary of the massacre on Tiananmen Square, in Beijing. We mark this event with GCRL Honorary Member Jianli Yang who has launched a petition to ask Chinese President Xi Jinping to reveal the fate of the “Tank Man”. Jianli Yang: The photograph of the Tiananmen “Tank Man” is one of the most famous images

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Chinese investments in Cambodia are win-win-lose, and guess who’s the loser

Chinese investments in Cambodia are win-win-lose, and guess who’s the loser

Letter to the Phnom Penh Post 30 April 2018 Editor, Following The Post’s article titled Hun Sen comes to China’s defence, praises investment and development aid (April 26), I would like to make the following remarks. The main problem with Chinese investments is their complete lack of transparency, which favours corruption among both Chinese investors and Cambodian government officials. These

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Message to the Uyghur March for Freedom

Message to the Uyghur March for Freedom

Message on behalf of the Nonviolent Radical Party Transnational Transparty and the Global Committee for the Rule of Law in support of the Uyghur March for Freedom on March 27th in Brussels, Belgium, organized by the World Uyghur Congress and the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization. The EU’s human rights and democracy policy encompasses civil, political, economic, social and cultural

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Commemoration in Geneva: “Europe Stands With Tibet”

Commemoration in Geneva: “Europe Stands With Tibet”

On 10 March 2018 the Global Committee for the Rule of Law "Marco Pannella" and the Nonviolent Radical Party Transnational Transparty joined a commemoration in Geneva, Switzerland, to mark the 59th anniversary of the Tibetan uprising of 1959 against the Chinese occupation. The demonstration started off with a march from Jardin des Anglais to Place des Nations, in front of

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Dr Yang Jianli warns against Chinese raising influence

Dr Yang Jianli warns against Chinese raising influence

Saturday 24 February, Chinese scholar and human rights defender Dr. Jianli Yang was in Italy after having participated at the UN opening of the 10th Geneva Summit for Human Rights and Democracy, alongside other prominent human rights defenders. He drew attention to the increasing influence exerted by China on a global scale and stressed the need to promote the universal value of the

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Socialist Rule of Law with Chinese Characteristics

Socialist Rule of Law with Chinese Characteristics

When, on 18 October, the 19th Congress of the Communist Party opened in Beijing, the term “rule of law” – was pronounced 19 times by Chinese President Xi Jinping. The goal of “promoting a law-based government” also appeared among the 14 points the leader of the People’s Republic referred to in order to illustrate the meaning of “socialism with Chinese

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Yang Jianli: People Of China, Too, Want Human Rights

Yang Jianli: People Of China, Too, Want Human Rights

Speech by Yang Jianli in the panel discussion “Clash of cultures, values and principles: right of the people or human rights?” at the Rome Convention of the Nonviolent Radical Party Transnational Transparty. Thank you, dear friends at the Nonviolent Radical Party, for inviting me to speak at this Convention. It is truly an honor for me. I admire the Nonviolent Radical

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