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Protests spread in support of China’s feminists

Protests spread in support of China’s feminists

Police in Beijing change the charge against five jailed women activists to “disturbing public order” Sally Tang Mei-ching, Socialist Action in Hong Kong “Feminism is not a crime” rang out across Hong Kong’s Times Square, along with chants of “free the five” as several campaign groups came together to protest in […]

China: “Feminism is not a crime!”

China: “Feminism is not a crime!”

Release the five women activists in China! Statement by Defend Chinese Feminists Campaign Five young women known for their “guerrilla art” style of raising awareness on women’s rights were arrested on the eve of International Women’s Day, 8 March, 2015. Their names are: Wu Rongrong (武嵘嵘) age 30, Zheng Churan […]

Demand release of arrested Chinese women activists

Demand release of arrested Chinese women activists

Has the commemoration of International Women’s Day also now been outlawed in China? Sally Tang Mei-Ching, Socialist Action (CWI in Hong Kong) The Chinese dictatorship celebrated International Women’s Day by arresting women activists, a move that has caused outrage around the world. The arrests highlight the widening repression under Xi […]

Philippines ‘economic miracle’ – a neo-liberal nightmare for the masses

Philippines ‘economic miracle’ – a neo-liberal nightmare for the masses

Forced evictions, poverty wages and repression is the reality for millions By a CWI correspondent in Philippines There is a lot of hype about a Philippines ‘economic miracle’ and high GDP growth rates during the current Benigno Aquino presidency (since 2010). But this is nothing new. GDP grew at roughly […]

Vital lessons of Hong Kong’s ‘Umbrella Revolution’

Vital lessons of Hong Kong’s ‘Umbrella Revolution’

Mass struggle needs genuine internal democracy and a fighting working class programme to defeat the CCP dictatorship chinaworker.info The epic ‘Umbrella Revolution’ has raged for seven weeks, now holding out for longer even than the historic Tiananmen Square mass movement that was crushed in 1989. The current Hong Kong protests […]