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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 […]

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. […]

USA: Ferguson erupts in rage after police kill Michael Brown

USA: Ferguson erupts in rage after police kill Michael Brown

Police crackdown turns Missouri community into “war zone” with mass arrests and rioting Eljeer Hawkins, Socialist Alternative, USA “YOU took my son away from me. YOU know how hard it was for me to get him to stay in school and graduate?! YOU know how many black men graduate?! NOT […]

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 […]

Hong Kong: What next after massive July 1 demo?

Sally Tang Mei-ching arrested in the morning of July 2.

Battle-lines hardening as masses push for democracy while government steps up repression Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info This year’s ‘7.1’ (July 1) anti-government demonstration in Hong Kong was massive, one of the biggest protests in East Asia in the past decade. Demo organisers put the attendance at over 500,000, similar to the turnout in […]