Post Tagged with: "Democracy"

Burma: Disillusionment grows with Aung San Suu Kyi’s government

Aung San Suu Kyi has refused to speak out against the brutal persecution of the Rohingya minority.

In November 2015 the pro-democracy NLD (National League for Democracy) won a crushing majority in national elections held in Burma (Myanmar)

Hong Kong’s sham election

January 1 democracy protest against small circle election.

Pan-democrats sink to new low by supporting “lesser evil” John Tsang

China: Harsh sentences for Wukan protesters

2011 Wukan movement captured global attention.

Jail terms of up to ten years imposed on nine protesters 

A discussion on Hong Kong’s future

A discussion on Hong Kong’s future

The following statement was presented at a recent meeting of Socialist Action (CWI in Hong Kong) to discuss the important political shifts taking place at the start of 2017. 

Hong Kong: Chief Executive election reveals political crisis

Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor set to continue her boss’s work?

Beijing facing tough decisions over CY Leung’s replacement