EDWARD SNOWDEN AND HONG KONG’S RULE OF LAW

Posted:  June 13, 2013   (June 17 update follows) Helping Hong Kong protect its rights and freedoms was probably not foremost in Edward Snowden’s mind when he flew here from Hawaii to orchestrate one of the most serious leaks in United States intelligence...

DEFYING THE ELEMENTS: June 4, 2013

Posted:  June 10, 2013   Hong Kong’s defiance of Beijing was put to one more test on June Fourth when a torrential downpour began almost precisely at 8 p.m., just as the annual candle light vigil in Victoria Park was getting underway.   Preparations for the event...

AN OLD LEFTIST FANS THE FLAMES

Posted:  May 6, 2013   Martin Lee’s successors face many challenges as they go about their work of democratic institution-building.  Re-designing the Chief Executive Election Committee means confronting not only the interests of Hong Kong’s major established...