China Critic Wins Zambian Election

Africa’s largest copper producer has elected and sworn in a new president, “anti-China” candidate Michael Sata. During his campaign, Sata accused Chinese mining companies of exploitation, while decrying the...

No elections, no democracy – Wang Changjiang

From chinaelections.org; translated by Michael Huang: Editor’s Note: Wang Changjiang is a reform minded scholar who works at the Central Party School in Beijing. This article appears in a local Beijing newspaper, not in the journal of Seeking Truth where Sheng Huaren, vice chairman of the Standing Committee of the NPC, described elections in China […]

Beijing fears independent candidate, arrests democracy campaigner – SCMP

From AsiaNews.it: Yao Lifa, a symbol of democratic political activism, was arrested together with another five independent candidates in Hubei. Released after six hours, he called on 900 million Chinese voters not to give into the Party’s fraud and to use their vote. He was trying to challenge the Communist Party’s dominance over local elections […]

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