Hong Kong: Jail terms for left activists

Hong Kong: Jail terms for left activists

Two-weeks imprisonment for protest action against MTR fare rises is part of government drive to criminalise struggle Socialist Action (CWI in Hong Kong) reporters The verdict from Hong Kong’s Eastern Magistrates’ Court yesterday is an ominous warning to all those wanting to fight against the government’s neo-liberal and increasingly repressive […]

Hong Kong: Answering racist lies!

Hong Kong: Answering racist lies!

Socialist Action protests against racist march • Recent anti-migrant propaganda originates from Government House Dikang, Socialist Action (CWI in Hong Kong) On Sunday 9 October, the racist network ‘Caring Hong Kong Power’ (CHKP) gathered around 2,000 mostly elderly people in North Point, Hong Kong Island, for a protest ostensibly against […]

Riots: Who broke Britain?

Riots: Who broke Britain?

August’s explosive events revealed a class society in crisis Sarah Sachs-Eldridge, Socialist Party (CWI England & Wales), first published in Socialism Today On Thursday 4 August police shot dead Mark Duggan on the streets of Tottenham. Local outrage at the killing was the spark for what followed in north London […]

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, […]

Hong Kong: One year since ‘516’ electoral revolt

Hong Kong: One year since ‘516’ electoral revolt

500,000 protest votes against the political establishment and fake democracy – crucial lessons in the struggle for democratic rights By Dikang and Jen Left, Socialist Action The first anniversary of the ‘516’ elections in Hong Kong is an occasion to reflect on the struggle for democratic rights in Hong Kong […]