Wu'er Kaixi

Wu'er Kaixi is an activist and exiled dissident known for his leading role in the Tiananmen protests of 1989. He achieved prominence while studying at Beijing Normal University as a hunger striker who rebuked Chinese Premier Li Peng on national television. After the protests, he fled to France through Hong Kong and then studied in the United States of America. Of Uighur descent, he currently lives in Taiwan and is the General Secretary of the Taiwan Parliamentary Human Rights Commission.

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