Dragon Fighter: One Woman's Epic Struggle for Peace with China


      Dragon Fighter: One Woman's Epic Struggle for Peace with China
Along the ancient Silk Road where Europe, Asia, and Russia converge stands the four thousand year old homeland of a peaceful people, the Uyghurs Their culture is filled with music, dance, family, and love of tradition passed down by storytelling through the ages.For millennia, they have survived clashes in the shadow of China, Russia, and Central Asia Rebiya Kadeer s courage, intellect, morality, and sacrifice give hope to the nearly eleven million Uyghurs worldwide on whose behalf she speaks as an indomitable world leader for the freedom of her people and the sovereignty of her nation.Her life story is one of legends as a refugee child, as a poor housewife, as a multimillionaire, as a high official in China s National People s Congress, as a political prisoner in solitary confinement for two of nearly six years in jail, and now as a political dissident living in Washington, DC, exiled from her own land. New Read [ Dragon Fighter: One Woman's Epic Struggle for Peace with China ] author [ Rebiya Kadeer ] – cricketworldcuplivestreaming.com

Rebiya Kadeer Uyghur is a prominent Uyghur businesswoman and political activist from the northwest region of Xinjiang in the People s Republic of China PRC , also known as East Turkestan She has been the president of the World Uyghur Congress since November 2006.Kadeer has been active in defending the rights of the largely Muslim Uyghur minority, who she says has been subject to systematic oppression by the Chinese government.Kadeer is currently living in exile in the United States.

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  • Hardcover
  • 426 pages
  • Dragon Fighter: One Woman's Epic Struggle for Peace with China
  • Rebiya Kadeer
  • English
  • 16 December 2018
  • 0979845610

10 thoughts on “ Dragon Fighter: One Woman's Epic Struggle for Peace with China

  1. says:

    Fantastic biography of an incredible woman.

  2. says:

    This was a surprise book that I found in a neighborhood book box, really glad I read it.

  3. says:

    Rebiya Kadeer s biography offers an outstanding insider view on the history and life in Xinjiang East Turkestan Her story is very remarkable She started with almost nothing and managed to make a fortune with her businesses, first to support her children and later to help her people Remarkable, too, is how she always somehow managed to deal with corrupt officials, the Chinese state, but also everyday problems Kadeer has shun no risks to help the Uyghurs It s saddening that in the end, the C Rebiya Kadeer s biography offers an outstanding insider view on the history and life in Xinjiang East Turkestan Her story is very remarkable She started with almost nothing and managed to make a fortune with her businesses, first to support her children and later to help her people Remarkable, too, is how she always somehow managed to deal with corrupt officials, the Chinese state, but also everyday problems Kadeer has shun no risks to help the Uyghurs It s saddening that in the end, the Chinese authorities focused on her separatist orientation which was not translated in any separatist activities and tried to drive her into insanity in jail Interestingly, however, she was offered a very influential position just before that, which made me wonder whether she would have been able to help her peoplein this position Unfortunately, sh...

  4. says:

    What China is deceitfully not revealing to the outside world is that it is so successful financially only because it does not play by the rules of justice A system without justice is a system without hope This is a discovery Rebiya Kadeer makes at an early age, growing up in the Uyghur nation known as Uyghurstan or East Turkestan and as the Xinjian Uyghur Autonomous Region to the Chinese , a swath of land north of Tibet bordered by Mongolia, Kazakstan, Kyrgzstan, Tajikistan, Pakistan and I What China is deceitfully not revealing to the outside world is that it ...

  5. says:

    This autobiography is packed with insights on current human rights and freedom issues in China Rebiya Kadeer shares her experiences as a refugee child, self made multimillionaire, and later as a political dissident protesting human rights violations against the Uyghur people.

  6. says:

    Well the book is about the Life of Rebiya Kadeer an Uyghur politcal leader also known as the mother of Uyghurs. Rebiay Kadeer is a politcal and human rights activist for her people the Uyghurs of East Turkistan Northwest,China

  7. says:

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  8. says:

    This book has been a true inspiration for me on how I look at the people around me and the world we live in.

  9. says:

    Kadeer the figurehead leader of the Uighur people a Turkic ethnic group whose homeland is in the now named Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region of north west China It was first claimed by the Manchus in 1760 Their subsequent rule was unsteady owing to the resistance of the Uighurs and required military reoccupation on four occasions during the following century.The overthrow of the imperial Chinese state in 1911 and its replacement with a republic weakened Beijing s hold on the territory and fo Kadeer the figurehead leader of the Uighur people a Turkic ethnic group whose homeland is in the now named Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region of north west China It was first claimed by the Manchus in 1760 Their subsequent rule was unsteady owing to the resistance of the Uighurs and required military reoccupation on four occasions during the following century.The overthrow of the imperial Chinese state in 1911 and its replacement ...

  10. says:

    I didn t know much about the Uyghurs in China before reading this book It makes me really sad and angry to know that such injustice exist in our world and that these human rights violations are notwidely known Everyone who is interested in Asia or human rights should read thi...

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