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DECEMBER 1, 2019



"Inside the Issues with Hong Kong"

with with Dr. Shizhong Chen and Eureka Young

Hour 1   WE THE PEOPLE RADIO                Hour 2  WE THE PEOPLE RADIO

About Dr. Shizhong Chen

Dr. Shizhong Chen has been active in projects concerning China for over 30 years. He has founded, co-founded, or been spokesperson for a number of organizations concerning China, and has spoken extensively on issues related to China.

Dr. Chen began his activism in 1989, when he helped to organize supporting activities during the 1989 Beijing Student Movement. Outraged by the June 4th Massacre, Dr. Chen founded the Tiananmen Square Foundation, has served on the Board of the Press Freedom Guardian, and was elected as the vice president of The Independent Federation of Chinese Students and Scholars in the U.S.

Upon learning the brutal persecution of Falun Gong in China, Dr. Chen founded the Falun Gong Human Rights Working Group in 2001, and has since submitted over 100,000 cases of human rights abuses against Falun Gong practitioners to UN Special Rapporteurs. He also founded and is President of the Conscience Foundation, a non-profit organization to publicize and remind people that the human conscience is the very essence of humanity.

Dr. Chen has spoken extensively on the issue of human rights in China. Since 2001, he has frequented meetings of the U.N. Human Rights Commission in Geneva (now the Human Rights Council), spoken to the Council, to Special Rapporteurs, and at many forums to forward the cause of human rights. He was a panelist at an annual meeting of the California Bar Association, has spoken to Amnesty International’s US West Region, and has made numerous appearances at various forums and on radio and TV shows and interviews.

Among the books that Dr. Chen has authored or co-authored are: Stories of Conscience, The Falun Gong Report, Falun Gong, Humanity’s Last Stand, now in its third edition, and, most recently, a comprehensive report on the extensive psychiatric torture taking place in China.

In 2005, Dr. Chen conceived the idea of the Courageous People, Spirited Land TV series and implemented the project. The programs have since become very popular in China where viewers have been disseminating them defying Chinese regime’s prohibition.

From 2010, Dr. Chen has given a presentation on The Renaissance of Chinese Culture over one hundred Rotary Clubs, Kiwanis Clubs, Lion Clubs, and various colleges.

From 2012, Dr. Chen has been working with a group of activists in China to use China’s current laws to defend civil rights.

Dr. Chen was born in China in 1962. At 15, he entered the gifted program at China University of Science and Technology. He came to the U.S. in 1982 to study and received his Ph.D. degree in molecular biology at University of California, San Diego. He currently owns and runs a molecular biology startup in San Diego.

Here is a link to one of the manuscripts mentioned in Dr. Chen's bio, and may provide some background to a topic that will be covered in our show:

jPrevious shows with Dr. Chen:


About Eureka Young

Mr. Eureka Young came from China to the United States as a college student in 1988.

After graduate school, he worked first as an engineer and later as an independent consultant providing real-time information retrieval and processing solutions to financial services firms and government agencies. His clients included a Booz Allen Hamilton spinoff, Dow Jones & Company, Adobe, Oracle, Banco de Mexico, and Accenture.

Mr. Young's professional work requires him to stay on top of global macroeconomic and geopolitical trends. Since 2012 he has been providing analysis and information free of charge to not-for-profit organizations, particularly those with an interest in US-China relations.


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Information for Today's show:


[1] Updates of HK protests


[2] China's National Intelligence Law (2017)

Gu attempts to reassure the world that China’s National Intelligence Law, “in particular Article 7,” is “often misunderstood.” But amid rising concerns about the long and deep reach of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) into Chinese telecommunications and other Chinese-owned and operated companies around the world, Gu may have inadvertently encouraged readers to arrive at exactly the opposite conclusion.


[3] Chinese Spy Defects in Australia


[4] Hoover Institute report with numerous case studies on Beijing's media infiltration in the US that came out Nov 29, 2018