All Videos Tagged persecution (iPeace.us) - iPeace.us 2021-05-09T04:44:41Z https://ipeace.us/video/video/listTagged?tag=persecution&rss=yes&xn_auth=no The Chinese Gandhi Gao Zhizheng tag:ipeace.us,2008-10-20:2217368:Video:319497 2008-10-20T19:38:57.237Z Willem Amendt https://ipeace.us/profile/WillemAmendt <a href="https://ipeace.us/video/2217368:Video:319497"><br /> <img alt="Thumbnail" height="96" src="https://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/58245579?profile=original&amp;width=128&amp;height=96" width="128"></img><br /> </a> <br></br>Self-trained lawyer Gao Zhisheng’s account comes from<br></br> this “other China.”His is a tale of a Communist Party<br></br> member who came from the poorest groups of Chinese<br></br> society.He lost his father as a child and was dependent<br></br> on the work of hismother, growing up in the hinterland<br></br> of China in the 1960s and 70s in themidst of<br></br> widespread poverty and deprivation. But Gao,… <a href="https://ipeace.us/video/2217368:Video:319497"><br /> <img src="https://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/58245579?profile=original&amp;width=128&amp;height=96" width="128" height="96" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />Self-trained lawyer Gao Zhisheng’s account comes from<br /> this “other China.”His is a tale of a Communist Party<br /> member who came from the poorest groups of Chinese<br /> society.He lost his father as a child and was dependent<br /> on the work of hismother, growing up in the hinterland<br /> of China in the 1960s and 70s in themidst of<br /> widespread poverty and deprivation. But Gao, through<br /> hard work and dedication, was to enjoy at least some<br /> education, and during a period of work in Xinjiang<br /> Uyghur Autonomous Region, discovered a talent for<br /> law.He qualified as a lawyer in the 1990s, and started<br /> practicing on some of themost difficult, sensitive cases.<br /> His inspiration, originally, was the sight of injustices<br /> perpetrated in the work place where he was based in his