Xi Jinping wishes to defeat “Color Revolutions” by defeating the United States China’s leader Xi Jinping had, in conversations with the then U.S. President Barack Obama over a decade ago, spoken of China being the target of “color revolutions” (New York Times, Aug. 7, 2022) — a phrase adopted from Russia, ostensibly to show how the West engineered revolutions in former Soviet territories. This wasn’t Xi Jinping’s first complaint. During a visit to Mexico three years earlier, he bitterly vented his rage: “A few foreigners, with full bellies,[…]
Domestic violence still a problem in China
China is coming to grips with domestic violence, and the judiciary is taking up measures to combat the menace after a series of high-profile cases recently highlighted the plight of domestic violence victims, sparking nationwide outrage. As education, awareness and employment make their way across the country, more and more women are speaking up about domestic violence. It has elevated to a national concern in recent years. The latest data is not available, but past figures show how severe and alarming the problem is. Way back in[…]
Why Doesn’t the Chinese Government Protect Them?
Why Doesn’t the Chinese Government Protect Them? The Women of China In June 2022, a video surfaced of a woman chained up in a shack in Fengxian County, Jiangsu Province, China. Her inhuman experience of her being abducted, trafficked and abused repeatedly while bearing eight children caused shock across China’s heavily censored internet. After the woman’s story was made public, the local government issued five contradictory statements, quickly sealed off the village, silenced comments, and arrested netizens who tried to pursue the truth. To this day, questions about[…]
“Economy is Security, Security is Economy”: Will South Korea set an example for other Eastern Asian countries?
The fact that President Joe Biden chose South Korea as the first stop of his first Asian tour since his inauguration is significant. Washington and Seoul are seeking to upgrade their military alliance into a “comprehensive global strategic alliance.” But they also want to upgrade their economic ties into a “technological alliance,” with the intent of developing technology and supply chain collaboration based on shared values. South Korean President Yoon Seok-yeol described the US–South Korean partnership as an “economic and security” alliance, emphasizing that “economy is security, and[…]
FREE TIBET! FREE CHINA! — Speech on Mar 10, 2017, 58th Tibetan Uprising Day Rally
FREE TIBET! FREE CHINA! Speech on Mar 10, 2017, 58th Tibetan Uprising Day Rally, (in front of the PRC Embassy, Washington DC) Adela Lan (Xueli Wang) Dear Tibetan Sisters and Brothers! Standing here with you today, my heart weeps like this cold rain. I can hardly imagine on this day 58 years ago, what kind of brutality, what kind of atrocity, did his Holiness the Dalai Lama and you brave Tibetan people, have to endure and fight against, in order to carve your path of escape from captivity and oppression. It is even harder to comprehend what strong tolerance, what[…]
A Rising Democratic Thinking in Mainland China — Restoring ROC Constitutionalism
A Rising Democratic Thinking in Mainland China: Restoring Republic of China Constitutionalism Adela Lan (Xueli Wang) ‘s speech at China Democracy Forum, NYU School of Professional Studies, Oct 2nd, 2016 Today is Oct 2nd. 67 years ago yesterday in Peking, the Chinese Communist Party officially declared its conquest of mainland China. Two months later, President Chiang Kai-shek took off from Sichuan, the base from which China had defeated Japan in the second World War, and moved to Taiwan, an island that he selected as the next base[…]
Free Access to Historical Truth is a Prerequisite for Political Civilization
Free Access to Historical Truth is a Prerequisite for Political Civilization Adela Lan (Xueli Wang)’s Remark on the 27th Anniversary of the Tiananmen Massacre June 3, 2016, Washington D.C. It was 27 years ago. I was in high school. But I was already active in the 1989 movement. One day, at a family gathering, I gave a “speech” about my exciting experiences and how hopeful China seemed to have become… Among the entire audience, my grandpa was the only one who did not applaud. He responded with[…]