Mourning under the same tyranny
Before the 1 million protest march on June 9, the ‘last battle’ sentiment was affecting everyone. The amendment of the extradition bill in Hong Kong seemed to be at the point of no return. The Chinese human rights groups who work in Hong Kong also believe that June would be the deadline for human rights work in China and Hong Kong.
Chinese Government: Repression as the Only Answer to Labour Resistance
Starting from the beginning of 2019, labour activists in Southern China have been facing a new round of repression. The Chinese Government launched a cross-provincial detention, taking away five labour activists, Wu Guijun, Jian Hui, He Yuancheng, Song Jiahui and Zhang Zhiru in Changsha, Shenzhen and Guangzhou. As most of the detainees were disallowed to meet with their lawyers in the past month, very limited information is known.