China leaders’ hardline in Hong Kong giving Taiwan voters second thoughts on neighbor’s intentions
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Please rescue Wang Bingzhang, for he is the pioneer and the leader of China’s democratic movement. Please rescue Wang Bingzhang, because while his fate is shared by numerous democracy activists; his freedom would also pave the way for more Chinese people’s freedom.
On February 2003, Dr. Wang Bingzhang was given a one-day trial held behind closed doors, during which he was not allowed to speak, no evidence was presented, and no witnesses were called. He was convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment
Dr. Wang BingZhang: ‘The road ahead will be thorny and arduous, but it will be the road to light and hope.’
Taiwan’s political life given jolt by creativity of man protesting ambitious development project by holding tree top protest vigil near construction site
Chen Guangcheng, China’s blind lawyer visits Taiwan to get support for his national reform crusade
Recent media takeover has prompted protests on behalf of Taiwan’s hard-earned media freedom. Will pro-Beijing voices dominate the region’s future horizons?
Writer Discusses Election Reform And Calls For Deep Changes to Elections Across the World – Thanks to augustin, founder of minguo.info, for taking part here
Author and Minguo Founder Augustin Introduces a Polling Website to Democracy Community
Blind Lawyer of China: Visit to Taiwan Seen as Problem to Chinese Dictatorship That Jailed Him