Hong Kong: How can the democracy struggle go forward?

Hong Kong: How can the democracy struggle go forward?

Between 20,000 and 30,000 march on New Year’s Day, but frustration and divisions are rising within the pro-democracy struggle Dikang, Socialist Action (CWI) in Hong Kong Thousands again took to the streets of Hong Kong to demand genuine universal suffrage on the annual New Year’s Day march against the city’s […]

Hong Kong: 120,000 march against corporate media monopoly

Hong Kong: 120,000 march against corporate media monopoly

Monster demo over TV licenses organised at five day’s notice Dikang, Socialist Action (CWI) in Hong Kong A huge crowd turned out in Hong Kong on Sunday to vent their anger over the government’s decision to favour two big business groups with so-called free­-to-­air TV licenses. Organisers put the protest […]

Hong Kong: 430,000 people march on 1 July

Hong Kong: 430,000 people march on 1 July

‘Down with CY Leung’ – but what are the next steps in democracy struggle? Socialist Action reporters This year is the 16th anniversary of Hong Kong passing from British colonial rule to CCP (Chinese Communist Party) rule. Since 2003 when 500,000 people marched on 1 July, this day has become […]

Hong Kong: 1,000 demonstrators defend whistleblower Snowden

Hong Kong: 1,000 demonstrators defend whistleblower Snowden

Revelations by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden have exposed US hypocrisy over cyber-spying Text of Socialist Action (CWI) leaflet distributed at Hong Kong demonstration As many as 1,000 protesters turned out on 15 June for a demonstration in support of Edward Snowden who fled to Hong Kong last month after […]

Hong Kong: Tiananmen vigil sends a warning to China’s new leaders

Hong Kong: Tiananmen vigil sends a warning to China’s new leaders

The 24th anniversary of Beijing’s crackdown draws 150,000 protestors Dikang, Socialist Action (CWI) in Hong Kong Once again on June 4, the anniversary of the brutal military crackdown in Beijing in 1989, tens of thousands of protesters massed in Hong Kong’s Victoria Park to protest against China’s one-party dictatorship. This […]