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).
In less than three years into his tenure as British prime minister, Johnson and his cronies have had a succession of corruption, nepotism, abuse of power and malfeasance scandals. The Conservatives lost in both the local elections in...
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
This November will see the fifth Israeli elections in less than four years, with now ex-prime minister Naftali Bennett having handed over the reins to Yair Lapid, who will remain interim premier until a new government is sworn in after...
I am the Refugee and Migrant Rights Programme Director at Amnesty International UK. My areas of expertise include forced migration, and UK policy and practice on immigration, asylum and citizenship where I have extensive experience. I have worked on successive immigration bills since 2006 and I wrote Amnesty’s response to the Home Office Windrush lessons learned review. Follow me @stevesymondsAI
Wherever we come from, we all have the right to be safe. But, Priti Patel and the government don't think so. On 28th June, the UK's interpretation of the definition of a refugee and the rights to which every person who is a refugee is...
Digital Engagement and Campaigns at Amnesty International UK
It's thirty three 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.