‘Long Hair’ to attend Stockholm hearing on state repression in China

‘Long Hair’ to attend Stockholm hearing on state repression in China

LSD legislator from Hong Kong to speak in support of young socialist Zhang Shujie, forced to flee China chinaworker.info Hong Kong legislator ‘Long Hair’ Leung Kwok-hung is in Sweden to attend a seminar in the Riksdag (parliament) on state repression in China. The seminar on Thursday 26 January is hosted […]

CWI’s Zhang Shujie forced to flee China

CWI’s Zhang Shujie forced to flee China

Repression against left activists increasing in China By CWI reporters The ongoing and intensifying state crackdown in China, increasingly targeting left activists and critics, is highlighted by the case of 24-year old Zhang Shujie, a supporter of the Committee for a Workers’ International (CWI). Zhang is a socialist and advocate […]

China’s rulers shaken by youthful protests in Inner Mongolia

China’s rulers shaken by youthful protests in Inner Mongolia

Thousands of farmers and students join protest marches in at least six cities Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info At the time of writing it seems China’s rulers have succeeded in quelling a daring weeklong wave of street protests in Inner Mongolia. This has been achieved by imposing martial law in the region, […]

China: Lessons of 1989 mass democracy movement

The mass protests represented a revolutionary threat to CCP rule.

New foreword to the traditional Chinese edition of ‘Tiananmen 1989 – Seven Weeks That Shook The World’ Dikang, Socialist Action (CWI Hong Kong) This book about the bloody Beijing massacre of June 4, 1989, was first published in simplified Chinese* in 2009 on the occasion of the 20th anniversary. It […]

Xinjiang: Brutal policing triggers deadly riot

Xinjiang: Brutal policing triggers deadly riot

140 killed and 800 injured in worst ethnic clashes for decades in China’s Muslim-majority region Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.infoA peaceful sit-down protest in the capital city Ürümqi by around 300 Uighurs, the Turkic-speaking minority that is the dominant population group in Xinjiang, was transformed by trigger-happy police into perhaps the most […]