One year of security law in Hong Kong

Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Sunny Cheung was scheduled to appear in court last September on a case related to his participation in a banned vigil last June to mark the anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre. Instead of appearing as a defendant, he announced on Facebook that he had gone into exile in an undisclosed location, fearing for his own …

Political bread and rights – BusinessWorld

STAR PHILIPPINE / MICHAEL VARCAS Several weeks ago, Antonio Carpio, retired Senior Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, forwarded to me on Viber, Dambisa Moyo’s speech on TED Talks, the very popular online conference where ideas are discussed. by knowledgeable and authoritative resource persons. Moyo, an international economist of Zambian origin who comments on important world events, was educated at …

New Civilian Movement Established in Kazakhstan Says It Will Create ‘Real’ Change

ALMATY, Kazakhstan – A group of activists from Kazakhstan’s largest city, Almaty, say they are creating a new civil movement – People’s Trust, which will eventually turn into a political party. The group, led by former diplomat Qazbek Beisebaev and civil rights activist Ghabiden Zhakei, told reporters on June 23 that any Kazakh citizen is welcome to join the new …