October 26, 2019

Dear friends and colleagues from around the world:

Welcome to the 14th InterEthnic/InterFaith Leadership Conference. It is an honor to host this meeting, and we deeply value and appreciate your participation.

In all the years that we have organized the Leadership Confere...

September 30, 2019

Dear Friends,

Good afternoon.

Thank you for coming this rally on this hot Sunday afternoon.

    Since the launch of the Anti-Extradition Legislation Protests in Hong Kong on June 9, the people of Hong Kong have waged a nearly 4-month extraordinary struggle for freedom, de...

June 17, 2019

The protests and the government's backpedaling have exposed fissures running through the mainland, and even into Beijing's ruling elite.

For the first time in the 30 years since the Chinese Communist regime massacred thousands of pro-democracy demonstrators at Tiananm...

June 4, 2019

---Speech at the Candlelight Vigil Commemorating the 30th Anniversary of Tiananmen Massacre

Victims of Communism Memorial Park, Washington, DC, USA

June 3, 2019

Tonight, we gather once again to remember our fallen brothers and sisters in Tiananmen Square and celebrate the...

June 3, 2019

---Opening Remarks at #RightsCity 2019

Concordia University, 1400 Maisonneuve Blvd West, Montreal, June 3, 2019

(This is the text of Dr. YANG Jianli's opening remarks to be made at #RightsCity held in Montreal on June 3. Unfortunately, Dr. YANG did not make it to the c...

May 29, 2019

The Tank Man photo was taken during the 1989 Tiananmen Massacre. It is one of the most important images of the 20th century.

Who was this Tank Man? For nearly 30 years, people have wondered what became of him, but his identity and his fate are still a mys...

May 11, 2019

Speech at Skagit County Republican Lincoln/Reagan Dinner

Skagit, State of Washington, USA

Good evening. Thank you Jacquelin for your kind introduction. What an honor to be in the company of you and Mr. Davidson speaking at this Lincoln/Reagan Dinner. Lincoln and Reagan a...

April 6, 2019

Speech by Dr. Jianli YANG at Uyghur Freedom Rally 

Freedom Plaza, 1455 Pennsylvania Ave, NW, Washington, DC 20004

Dear Brothers and Sisters,

Today, we are gathering in brotherhood. Our Uyghur brothers and sisters are suffering severely under the yoke of the Fascism with...

March 27, 2019

It has been an honor to be a part of the Geneva Summit over the past decade. Our annual assembly is a unique event, held in parallel with the UN Human Rights Council, which ensures that critical voices from oppressive regimes across the globe have a forum to stand up a...

March 23, 2019

Thank you for inviting me to speak to you. I feel privileged to be with you on this occasion. This month marks the 60th anniversary of the Tibetan National Uprising. I just came back from Dharamsala where I participated in and spoke at the commemorating event hosted by...

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