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Oiwan Lam

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Regional Editor for Northeast Asia

a media activist, researcher and educator currently based in Hong Kong. my chinese writings are in inmediahk.net and my twitter account is @oiwan.

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26 January 2014

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China Sentences Citizens’ Movement Icon Xu Zhiyong to Four Years in Prison

His imprisonment is part of a crackdown by new Chinese Communist Party leadership under President Xi Jinping against political liberals who have been trying to advocate for constitutional reform.

23 January 2014

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China Arrests Ilham Tohti, Peaceful Advocate for Uyghur Minority

Chinese Communist Party mouthpiece Global Times accused university professor Ilham Tohti of being a separatist. His supporters maintain he opposes violence and independence for the Uyghur people.

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