Eight Hong Kong activists were handed sentences of up to 16 months in prison for their roles organizing pro-democracy demonstrations. The activists were convicted on charges of public nuisance and incitement.
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China’s press attacks on DC Author and leading Hong Kong democracy activist Benny Tai and the trial of Tai and his allies are clearly part of a Chinese government campaign to squash his calls for democracy in Hong Kong and on the mainland.
Despite his trial on Monday in Hong Kong, Benny Tai was kind enough to answer some questions written by DC Founder and Editor-in-Chief Adrian Tawfik to help inform our readers about what lies ahead.
Benny Tai was among the trio who originally proposed what became known as the “Umbrella Movement” in 2013 under the Occupy Central banner.
Democracy Chronicles author Benny Tai emailed asking that we do our best to share this call for help. Benny and his friends will stand trial in Hong Kong on November 19.
Today I am proud to announce a new collection I have put together to highlight some of my favorite artistic creations that highlight voting methods: Its my Voting Methods Memes collection!
Please don’t miss this chance to fundamentally level the playing field and improve our system of voting. We may never get another chance to upgrade and improve our democratic institutions on a state scale.
As Democracy Chronicles Founder and Editor-in-Chief I have made almost 1,000 political memes of one kind or another. The collection stands as a record to my last years of democracy promotion.
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