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  • Organisers only granted permission to hold rally in Chater Garden but protesters begin marching and spread out
  • State Council's Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Officer earlier annouced it is to reveal its stance on city's situation on Monday

Hong Kong police and protesters clashed again on Sunday night in what has become a regular scene in Hong Kong.

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Beijing – Tiananmen Square Massacre

Chinese Charities

This Saturday, June 4, 2016 is the 27th Anniversary of the Tian'anmen Square Massacre and Tank Man act of bravery. In honor of this momentous occasion, the Laogai Museum will be playing The Tank Man , a PBS Frontline Documentary (published April 12, 2006) in the museum's main lobby.


“Criminalizing Dissent” is a historical report highlighting the exceedingly parallel histories of China and Cuba from 1949-1979. In addition to comparing the development of the revolutionary...

Fate of the Uighurs

Harry Wu, author of Laogai: The Chinese Gulag (1992), Bitter Winds (1994), and Troublemaker (1996), presents his first-ever Chinese language book, an autobiography that spans his entire life, including his controversial imprisonment in...


The conflict reflects a broader contest between liberal democracy and populist authoritarianism. China must not be allowed to impose direct rule ‘Xi values the wealth and opportunities Hong Kong provides, but his nightmare is that insurrectionary democratic ideas could spread.’ Photograph: Anthony Kwan/Getty Images By accident or design, the eruption of political violence in Hong Kong has opened the way for direct rule from Beijing. It is unlikely radical new measures to bring Britain’s former...
Breaking It All Down This week, as President Xi Jinping commences talks with the Prime Minister of Great Britain, the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) recalls the Obama-Xi Summit. On Tuesday the 20th of October 2015, host Bob Schieffer conducted an in-depth discussion with three eminent panelists: Kurt Campbell Chairman and CEO of Asia Group, Demetri Sevastopulo Washington Bureau Chief for the Financial Times, and Chris Johnson senior adviser and Freeman Chair in China...
Decoding the historical revisionism in the V-Day parade, and understanding the implications of Xi Jinping's proposed military scaleback.