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Hong Kong: Massive anti-government protests after attempted police crackdown

Hong Kong: Massive anti-government protests after attempted police crackdown

Anger over police violence fuels spontaneous “umbrella revolution” and growing strike movement Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info This was the weekend that changed everything in Hong Kong. Mass popular resistance on the streets, by night and day, with mass gatherings of 100,000 and up to 180,000, spearheaded by the youth and a weeklong […]

Tiananmen massacre remembered at massive Hong Kong vigil

June 4 in Hong Kong, around 200,000 took part in 2013.

180,000 attend ‘6.4’ anniversary protest • Rival protest events show political polarisation Nate Norman and Jaco Lam, Socialist Action (CWI Hong Kong) On the 25th anniversary of the Beijing massacre, Hong Kong’s candlelight vigil commemorating those killed had a strong turnout of 180,000 people, topping the past two years’ attendance. […]

Tiananmen 1989: 25 years since the mass democracy movement

Tiananmen 1989: 25 years since the mass democracy movement

China’s dictatorship is haunted by the prospect of a new mass revolt Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info On 15 April 1989 Hu Yaobang, the former General Secretary of the Communist Party of China, died of a heart attack. This became the start signal for one of the biggest mass movements in modern […]

Malaysia: Chin Peng dies

Malaysia: Chin Peng dies

New generation can learn from experience of Malaya Communist Party leader CWI Malaysia Chin Peng, the former guerrilla leader of the Communist Party of Malaya (CPM), died in Thailand on 16th September at the age of 88. His party had not been active since signing the peace agreement with the […]

China’s new leaders crackdown on liberal reform calls

China’s new leaders crackdown on liberal reform calls

Open letter from 70 intellectuals warns of “violent revolution” without a change of course chinaworker.info Warnings of revolution in China are coming thick and fast as Xi Jinping and his new leadership team take the helm. An open letter calling for political reforms, signed by more than 70 Chinese intellectuals […]