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Hong Kong: Police ban demo, troops move to the border

A march through Central Hong Kong, the eleventh since early June, called by the Civil Human Rights Front for Sunday, August 18, has been banned by Hong Kong's police chiefs. Read more...

Hong Kong: learning the right lessons

The trashing of the Legislative Council, Legco, building in Hong Kong on July 1 certainly drew the world's attention to the ongoing opposition to the proposed Extradition Law that would allow people d Read more...

Hong Kong: "Occupy 2.0" forces government retreat, for now

Yesterday, for the second time this week, the Central district of Hong Kong was brought to a standstill by huge demonstrations. Read more...

China: Tiananmen, 30 years on

100 years of the Chinese revolution

On 4 May, 1919, in Beijing, some 3,000 students demonstrated outside the home of the Minister of Communications, a notoriously pro-Japanese figure. Read more...

China: The Communist Party's Nineteenth Congress

The 19th Congress of the Chinese Communist Party will open in Beijing tomorrow, October 18, and is scheduled to last for a week. Read more...

中国:新的武器,新的地位——新的泡沫?

中国用阅兵式来庆祝人民共和国成立的周年日,这是许多年来的第一次。在天安门城楼上,国家主席胡锦涛观看最新型武器,包括未装配实弹的无人机、巡航导弹、具备核打击能力的导弹等从他前面开过。与此同时,官方解说员强调这些武器不仅是中国制造,而且是中国研发的。 Read more...

捍卫中国的民主权利

利克斯•布莱格将叙述中国政府最近对反对派运动的压制。

12月25日, 2009 年, 北京第一中级法院以颠覆国家罪判处刘晓波11年徒刑。刘晓波曾参与1989年的天安门抗议运动;一年之前他由于筹备发起推动中国政治改革的零八宪章运动而被捕,逮捕他的罪名是煽动颠覆国家政权。“煽动颠覆国家政权罪”其实是一个政治镇压的手段,它被广泛用于对异见分子和政治反对派定罪。 Read more...

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