The Chinese Ambassador to the USA recently attempted to explain democracy, arguing for a democratic base to China’s communism.
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On Sunday Hong Kong formed the election committee ahead of the ‘patriots only’ election rule imposed by Chinese authorities in Beijing.
Hong Kong police on Wednesday arrested four leaders of the group that organized the city’s annual Tiananmen Square commemorations.
Macao’s pro-democracy party lost their seats in the assembly after being barred from running for being “disloyal” to the regime.
Taiwanese officials detained a Chinese man Sunday after he entered Taiwan’s territorial seas in a small rubber dinghy in search of “freedom”.
As the visible emblems of their opposition are scrubbed off the city’s streets, Hong Kong activists are working to save digital copies.
The sheer perseverance and linguistic ingenuity of activists and dissidents are impressive, but the Chinese state’s state of online freedom is less so.
The largest teachers’ union in Hong Kong disbanded Tuesday over the changing political climate and the continued assault on dissent.
Hong Kong singer Anthony Wong has been arrested by authorities on grounds that he sang at a democracy rally three years ago.
Being one of China’s wealthiest may no longer be advantageous as Beijing is bent on cracking down on the country’s IT elite, expert argues.