Author: dwang

4th year Asian Studies major at UC Berkeley with a focus on China and Political Science. Particularly interested in gender construction, political dissent, nationalism, and socioeconomic polarization in the PRC. Likes to run, fence, and otherwise work out. Loves to eat.
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Two Charged over Plot to Murder Hong Kong Democrat

Two men have been charged for plotting to assassinate Martin Lee, one of Hong Kong’s leading advocates for democracy.  From AFP: The plot to kill Lee, a veteran activist and long-time critic of Beijing, was revealed on Saturday, but took place last summer during elections for Hong Kong’s legislature. […]The South China Morning Post revealed the story, saying

May 31, 2009

Hong Kong Protest over Tiananmen

Several thousand protesters marched in Hong Kong today in anticipation of the 20th anniversary of the 1989 military crackdown on student demonstrators in Tiananmen Square.  This BBC report also has video of interviews with protest participants: Thousands have marched in Hong Kong to mark the forthcoming 20th anniversary of the Tiananmen killings, in one of the few such events

May 31, 2009

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