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Jianli Yang’s speech at the commemoration of  60th anniversary of the Tibetan uprising

Jianli Yang’s speech at the commemoration of 60th anniversary of the Tibetan uprising

On March 10, Chinese dissident Jianli Yang, a member of the Global Committee for the Rule of Law “Marco Pannella” and of the Nonviolent Radical Party, gave a speech in Dharamsala, India, seat of the Tibetan government-in-exile, during the commemoration of the 60th anniversary of the Tibetan uprising, which occurred in 1959 against the invasion of Communist China which forced

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Xi Jinping’s Nationalism: inward and outward

Xi Jinping’s Nationalism: inward and outward

When Xi Jinping first took power in 2012, Chinese society was politically, economically, sociologically, and even sentimentally broken into Chinas. One is China, Inc. consisting of the political, economic, social, and cultural elite bonded together by corruption and maintained the one-party oligarchy, and the other China of over 1 billion Chinese “shitizens”, virtually enslaved by China, Inc. They were not

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Why the unusual speed of Canadian’s death sentence in China?

Why the unusual speed of Canadian’s death sentence in China?

“It is very unusual for a Chinese court to pronounce a death sentence only one hour after the end of the trial” said to Deutsche Welle an utterly surprised attorney Zhang Dongshuo after the Dalian People’s Intermediate Tribunal – a city in north-eastern China – sentenced to death for drug trafficking Robert Lloyd Schellenberg, a 36-year old Canadian citizen. It

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Norman Baker’s take on the Reciprocal Access To Tibet Act

Norman Baker’s take on the Reciprocal Access To Tibet Act

As both the President of Tibet Society, the world’s oldest pro-Tibet group, and a Honorary member of the Global Committee for the Rule of Law “Marco Pannella”, I am delighted to see the progress being made to demand reciprocity from the Chinese government in terms of access to Tibet. On 25 September, the United States House of Representatives passed the

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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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