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).
This year marks the 33rd anniversary of the 1989 pro-democracy movement and the Tiananmen massacre. As always, we stand firmly with Tiananmen mothers, supporting their demands for truth, accountability, and justice for victims.
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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