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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.

Betrays Hong Kong Citizens and Human Rights

 

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.

Reports

“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

尚建国是中国一个诗人、作家,曾是深圳海天出版社文艺编辑。1993年被控犯经济罪入狱,他那年才三十多岁。在牢狱九年的时间里,他将所见所思诉诸于笔,对法院、监狱里的官僚腐败作风和犯人的非人待遇,都有痛苦的体会及细腻的描写,为外界了解中国目前司法及监狱系统的真实情况揭开一扇窗口。作者目前居中国大陆。

Commentaries

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.