Category : China

The view from Hong Kong in 1997: an Index reading list

alt informationA reading list of articles from the Index archive when Hongkongers were wondering what the handover from Britain to China would mean

Was Hong Kong’s biggest ever protest in vain?

alt informationOn the one year anniversary of the biggest ever protest that took place in Hong Kong to fight against an erosion of freedoms, historian Jeffrey Wasserstrom looks at the outcomes of a protest movement that changed China 100 years ago

This Week at Index: Freedom of expression is under threat, and we need your help defending it

alt informationWe are facing more demands for our assistance and expertise than ever before and we urgently need more funding to meet that need

This Week at Index: Meet Badiucao, China’s artful dissident

alt informationThe rebel Chinese cartoonist was in London last week and we caught up with him for a revealing video interview

What the world can learn from Hong Kong’s protesters

alt informationWe may not be able to tell others how to win a battle, but people can learn from us on how to mobilise, and how to sustain a mobilisation.


alt information八九学运领袖王丹同著名作家欣然探讨天安门学运结果及其遗产


alt information八九学运领袖王丹同著名作家欣然探讨天安门学运结果及其遗产

Podcast: Judged with Xinran, Stefano Pozzebon and Steven Levitsky

alt informationSummer podcast with Xinran, Stefano Pozzebon and Steven Levitsky exploring how governments use power to undermine justice and freedom.

Jodie Ginsberg: Chinese artist Badiucao is an inspiration to cartoonists and campaigners all over the world

alt informationBadiucao, one of China’s leading dissident cartoonists, has revealed his identity after years of anonymity. In November 2018 following his campaign that saw thousands of people around the world recreate the image of Tank Man, an unidentified Chinese man who stood in front of a column of tanks in Tiananmen Square in June 1989, Badiucao […]

天安门广场 绝食宣言,1989年六月2日

alt information八九学运领袖王丹同著名作家欣然探讨天安门学运结果及其遗产