Self-Determination

Attacks On Independence Activists Indicate Willingness To Use Violence By Pro-Unification Camp

Charges filed against youth activists from a pro-independence group for throwing red paint onto the sarcophagus of Chiang Kai-Shek in the Cihu Mausoleum, accusations of Internet censorship, attacks by pro-unfication activists on the longstanding occupation of the Free Taiwan Party outside the Legislative Yuan, and a physical attack by pro-unification activists on Tsay Ting-Kuei of the Free Taiwan Party have provoked outrage... Read More

Arrest Of Edward Leung Another Sign Of Repression Against Youth Activists In Hong Kong

Hong Kong localist Edward Leung pleading guilty to charges of assaulting a policeman, but rejecting riot charges, is the latest development in a series of arrests of high-profile social movement leaders which began since the jailing of the “Umbrella trio” of Joshua Wong, Nathan Law, and Alex Chow in August... Read More

Arrest Of Umbrella Movement Activists Is A Another Sign Of Political Repression

The arrest of leading Umbrella Movement figure Joshua Wong in Hong Kong, alongside other Umbrella Movement activists, probably surprises few. In particular, while Wong is currently out on bail from a six month jail sentence related to the Umbrella Movement, Wong was sent back to jail on a second set of charges, regarding Wong being held responsible for failing to comply with a police order to clear the Mong Kok encampment in Mong Kok... Read More