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Jun 17 2019 12:19PM
Trekkies, Star Wars and the most epic of all tales
Every four weeks, the Welcome Cinema + Kitchen brings together people from all walks of life – refugees, asylum seekers and the general public – to share food, culture and stories.
Latest post
Jun 17 2019 12:19PM
Trekkies, Star Wars and the most epic of all tales
Every four weeks, the Welcome Cinema + Kitchen brings together people from all walks of life – refugees, asylum seekers and the general public – to share food, culture and stories.

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 17 2019 8:33AM
More actions in solidarity with Hong Kong, fighting for HK’s autonomy and self-determination
On 16 June, London in solidarity with #HongKong 倫敦撐香港 “Release the students! Carrie Lam resign! Withdraw! No withdrawal no settlement!釋放學生!林鄭下台!撤回惡法!不撤不散!” #NoChinaExtradition #反送中 https://twitter.com/shaojiang/status/11403460118078996...
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Jun 4 2019 11:29AM
Unhappy Anniversary
This blog post contributor has chosen to remain anonymous for their own security #Remember64: 30 years since the brutal 1989 crackdown in Tiananmen Square. Imagine if your loved one never made it home, no one explained what had happene...

About me

I'm Amnesty's Women's Human Rights Programme Manager.

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May 23 2019 5:05PM
The most marginalised women bear the brunt of poverty in the UK
The UK is the fifth richest country in the world but not all get a fair share of its wealth. This week the UN special rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights published his final report after his visit in November 2018.