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About me

Shao Jiang, a former prisoner of conscience for his active role in the 1989 pro-democracy movement, is a committed activist-scholar, who lives and works in exile in London. The academic interests focus on politics and media, social movement, democratisation, feminism, law in PRC and Hong Kong, autonomy & sovereignty & self-determination, international Human Rights mechanisms, comparative studies on development models and political institutions, theory and practice of Civil Society. Publications include Citizen Publications in China before the Internet (Palgrave, 2015).

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Jun 10 2021 7:21AM
Freedom/Solidarity/Resistance為自由/共命運/同抗爭: Tiananmen Massacre 32 Years On

In the evening of 4 June 2021, hundreds of activists gathered in front of the Chinese Embassy in London to mark the 32nd anniversary of the 1989 pro-democracy movement and the Tiananmen massacre. At the rally, we read out the statement...

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Digital Engagement and Campaigns at Amnesty International UK

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Jun 4 2021 10:22PM
Tiananmen Square: Four things you should know

It's thirty years on since the Tiananmen Square crackdown in China. Hundreds if not thousands of people were killed, and tens of thousands were arrested – simply for peacefully calling for reform and an end to corruption.

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Campaign Manager - Crisis & Tactical. My current focus is managing our Syria and Israel/Palestine work as well as ensuring we respond effectively to crisis situations.

Likes - Traveling, footy, dogs (mine), good food, climbing, drumming, good music (jazz, funk, unclassified and my own, floating in the sea, not getting caught.

You can find me on Twitter as @KreaseChan

 

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Jun 4 2021 5:24PM
The Gaza Deja vu

By Ahmed Masoud - @masoud_ahmed 20 May 2021 Rolling news humming in the background, constant work messages, endless Whatsapp notifications, phone calls to family in Gaza, a blizzard of Twitter, Facebook and Instagram posts. Is there a...

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May 28 2021 10:08AM
The Forgotten Refugees of South Asia

Blog by Jerry Allen and Ayesha Mehta - Country Coordinators During Refugee week we should consider the millions of refugees who continue to live in very poor conditions, without hope of being able to travel to Europe. We particularly...