DEFENDING CHINA’S HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS (I)

  Posted:  Dec. 6, 2010   (A January 3, 2011 update on the Zhao Lianhai case is appended to this December 6, 2010 post)   Hong Kong’s democracy movement may be faction-ridden and unable to agree on what kind of universal suffrage elections it wants or where these...

POLITICKING HONG KONG STYLE

  Posted:  Nov. 15, 2010   Everyone knew it was too good to last.   A new day seemed to be dawning after the two “radical” sponsors of last May’s protest referendum settled a potential point of conflict with scarcely a murmur of discontent.  At issue was...

THE BUSINESS COMMUNITY HAS ITS SAY

  Posted:  Oct. 8, 2010   Just as the dynamics of Hong Kong’s political reform debate progressed among democrats throughout the summer, so too did a countervailing force that has worked against their movement and its forerunners for a hundred years.  Since...