On the eve of the enactment of the Hong Kong National Security Law, Chief Executive Carrie Lam addressed the 44th session of the UN Human Rights Council: “[The law] will only target an extremely small minority of...
by John Chan | Jan 6, 2021
Fifty-three people have been arrested for “subversion” under the Hong Kong National Security Law, including every single pro-democracy candidate for the delayed 2020 Legislative Council elections. Around 1000 police...
by Samuel Wade | Mar 12, 2013
At The New York Times, Andrew Jacobs probes the role of China’s eight “democratic parties”, for which the annual Two Sessions offer an unusually prominent stage. “They are fake parties, just a mirage created...
by Xiao Qiang | Mar 8, 2005
From AP, via The Washington Post: They’re smart, energetic, urbane – and powerless. China’s communists permit no real opposition but allow the existence of eight other parties that serve as advisers, nominal critics and cheerleaders. None challenges the communists’ policies or their monopoly on power, and members say that suits them just fine. “The Communist […]
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