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Oiwan Lam · December, 2012

a media activist, researcher and educator currently based in Hong Kong. my chinese writings are in inmediahk.net and my twitter account is @oiwan.

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Latest posts by Oiwan Lam from December, 2012

28 December 2012

Chinese Scholars Test the New Leadership's Will to Political Reform

More than 70 Chinese scholars and legal experts co-signed a petition urging the new Chinese Communist Party leaders to reform according to the existing Chinese Constitution. Many believe that the...

International Fast Food Chains Involved in China's Chicken Scandal

A number of international fast-food chains are involved in the latest food safety scandal to hit China. Nationalistic voices are reacting by calling for foreign brands to be kicked out...

27 December 2012

Come to China During Christmas to Enjoy Religious Freedom!

In response to the criticism that China does not have religious freedom, the Chinese Communist Party's mouthpiece, Global Times, published an editorial on Christmas Eve inviting overseas China observers to...

21 December 2012

Veteran Director Raises Curtain on China's Arbitrary Film Censorship Policy

The screening of controversial film V for Vendetta on the state broadcaster China Central Television has stirred up hope for censorship reform in China. On December 15, 2012, 70-year-old film...

18 December 2012

Hong Kong: Grandma's Wallet

Japan: Signature Campaign Calling for the Release of Anti-Nuclear Scholar

Censorship Lift for “V for Vendetta” Shocks China

V for Vendetta, a film produced in 2005 about a near-future dystopian society, previously censored in China, was aired on China Central Television Station (CCTV) Channel Six on December 14,...

12 December 2012

Xinhua Is On Twitter

11 December 2012

Rare Protest in Beijing Against Express Train Catches China by Surprise

A protest against the Shenyang-Beijing Express Train Route in downtown Beijing on December 9, 2012 has caught many Chinese netizens by surprise. Some believe that it is a sign for...

Tibet Scholars Appeal to China's President Xi Jinping

10 December 2012

Photos from 1962 of Mainland Refugees Fleeing Famine to Hong Kong

The Struggle of 15-Year-Old Hukou Protester in China

Taiwan is Sick: Student Protesters Tell the Minister of Education

As the Hong Kong based media group, Next Media Ltd., announced its decision to leave the Taiwan market, the stranglehold of media monopoly in Taiwan threatens to become more severe....

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