Andy Yee is a policy analyst for Google in Asia Pacific, and a former researcher at the Political Section of the European Union Delegation to China in Beijing. He writes at openDemocracy, East Asia Forum and China Geeks.
Latest posts by Andy Yee from March, 2011
China: Disappearance of human rights activists
As the world’s attention is focusing on the Middle East and North Africa, crackdown on human rights activists in China is continuing unabated following online calls for ‘Jasmine Revolution’. C. Custer at ChinaGeeks documented a list of people who have disappeared last month, and Geng He, wife of missing lawyer...
China: No real friends abroad?
In recent years, China has spent a lot to cultivate alliances with illiberal regimes around the world. While it is portrayed as a battle against Western "universal values", the real reasons may lie at home. And it remains to be seen whether this policy would eventually come back to haunt China itself.