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.
Political Dissidents articles on Democracy Chronicles
In this political dissidents section, DC highlights people who actively challenge established dictatorships, putting their lives on the line for democracy. Also see our entire section on the Political Dissidents who fight dictators around the world or our main section on World Democracy.
Benny Tai was among the trio who originally proposed what became known as the “Umbrella Movement” in 2013 under the Occupy Central banner.
Unidentified assailants viciously attacked a local trade union leader in Kazakhstan on the evening of November 10, 2018, Human Rights Watch said today.
U.S told Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on Sunday that U.S. will hold accountable those involved in killing of a dissident Saudi journalist.
Ugandan pop star and opposition politician Bobi Wine performed his first concert since he was charged with treason and jailed.
Authorities in Mauritania should promptly and safely release a blogger who remains in custody despite an appeals court’s decision one year ago.
Hackers impersonating journalists tried to intercept communications of a prominent Saudi opposition figure in Washington, The Associated Press has found.
Ecuador’s top court ordered former Correa on Wednesday to stand trial for his alleged role in the 2012 botched kidnapping of an opposition lawmaker.
Human rights activists say Bahrain government is continuing to target political opponents by using terrorism allegations to strip them of their citizenship.
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.