Protests in 25 cities around the world on May 4 against attacks on democratic rights
By Stop Repression in Hong Kong
May 4, 99 years after the historic 1919 movement for democracy and modernisation in China, was the date of international solidarity demonstrations organised by the international campaign, Stop Repression in Hong Kong. The demands of the protesters were against manipulation of elections Continue reading “International solidarity actions with Hong Kong democracy struggle”
By Vincent Kolo
This article first appeared in Chinaworker.info on 29 March 2018
Link to original article: HERE
Noam Chomsky among signatories of worldwide petition launched by Stop Repression in Hong Kong campaign
The Stop Repression in Hong Kong campaign is planning a day of worldwide protests on Friday 4 May. We urge readers around the world to participate in the protests against increasing political repression in Hong Kong and China. More information and campaign material can be found here. Continue reading “4 May – global protest day”
US human rights NGO says ouster of pro-democracy lawmakers and jail sentences for Occupy protest leaders drove down score in annual report.
SCMP: Ng Kang-chung
Hong Kong’s latest global score for freedom has fallen to a seven-year low of 59 out of 100, according to an annual report by a Washington-based human rights NGO, which blamed the figure on Beijing’s “ever greater influence” on the city’s political affairs.