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Hong Kong: Student activists arrested as police step up repression

Hong Kong: Student activists arrested as police step up repression

For a new, enlarged school strike to fightback against the crackdown on student pro-democracy protests Dikang, Socialist Action (CWI in Hong Kong) Hong Kong’s week-long student strike in support of a democratic election system reached a climax on Friday night, 26 September, as thousands of democracy protesters gathered again outside the […]

Hong Kong’s democracy struggle faces major test

Hong Kong’s democracy struggle faces major test

Sally Tang Mei-ching of Socialist Action (CWI in Hong Kong) says only an all-China mass movement can defeat one-party dictatorship chinaworker.info interviewed Sally Tang Mei-ching about the latest dramatic events in Hong Kong. On 31 August the Chinese government laid down very restrictive rules for Hong Kong’s coming elections. What […]

Hong Kong: Occupy Central leader’s comments cast doubt over occupation plan

Hong Kong: Occupy Central leader’s comments cast doubt over occupation plan

After NPC ruling democracy activists are perplexed by Benny Tai Yiu-ting’s comments that the strategic part of struggle “should end” Socialist Action reporters Hong Kong politics have been thrown into turmoil by the ruling of China’s National People’s Congress (NPC) Standing Committee on Sunday, which bars the way to democratic […]

China’s NPC ‘closes the door’ on Hong Kong democracy

China’s NPC ‘closes the door’ on Hong Kong democracy

“NPC Doesn’t Represent Me!” – Mass resistance against one-party dictatorship is the only way forward! Statement by Socialist Action The National People’s Congress (NPC) Standing Committee’s framework for upcoming elections in Hong Kong delivers a brutally clear message that free elections are not an option under China’s one-party (CCP) dictatorship. […]

Occupy Central: Strike call shows the way forward

Occupy Central: Strike call shows the way forward

HONG KONG: A city-wide student strike would galvanise mass opposition to the government’s fake electoral reform Dikang, Socialist Action The latest weeks have seen a massive change in the situation in Hong Kong with a sharpening of positions on both sides of the democracy struggle. The idea raised by some […]