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Oiwan Lam · August, 2013

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 August, 2013

Hong Kong's Civil Disobedience Campaign Seeks Inspiration from Martin Luther King

Democrats in Hong Kong are planning to occupy the city center and struggle for universal suffrage. Martin Luther King's civil disobedience campaign serves as their inspiration.

Hong Kong: People Living in Cages

Chinese Social Web Shines Spotlight on Illegal Rooftop Structures

Authorities have been slow to do anything about the elaborate and illegal constructions, including one rooftop villa in Beijing that resembles a lush green mountaintop.

Mike Tyson Challenged China's Urban Law Enforcement Officers

Former world heavyweight champion Mike Tyson asked in Sina Weibo, China's most popular social media platform, “Who is the best fighter in China?”. A follower said Cheng-guan, China's urban law...

School Teacher Becomes Target of Political Prosecution in Hong Kong

Pro-Beijing groups and the Hong Kong government are going after a school teacher who swore at police officers as they allowed a group of Falun Gong protesters to be harassed.

China: Egypt's Bloody Crackdown Brings Back Memories of Tiananmen

Egypt’s bloody crackdown on August 14 reminded many Chinese of the Tiananmen massacre in 1989. Many condemned the violent crackdown and applauded the courage of the Egyptian people to fight...

Hong Kong Activists Condemn Cairo Massacre

Hong Kong's Land Expansion ‘Killing’ Local Fishing Industry

Hong Kong's fishermen have bore witness to the negative effects of Hong Kong's push to expand by filling in land from the surrounding ocean.

China Gives Internet Celebrities a Guide for Self-Censorship

The guideline set boundaries not to be crossed when it comes to discussion of law, socialism, the state's interests, the rights of the people, and morality.

China: Revenge or Justice?

A recent sex scandal involving two top Shanghai judges was exposed by a businessman Ni Peiguo who believes one of the judges was unfair in a ruling of a corporate...

China: WeChat Spy

China Digital Times has collected another case on the spying of WeChat message, a smartphone messaging application and is now the world’s fifth most popular one. The latest case shows...

Explaining Chinese Tourists’ Assault on Wildlife

Sophie Lu from Tea Leaf Nation joined the discussion about the recent controversy over mainland Chinese Tourists’ destructive and illegal behaviors when diving in Paracel Islands.

Taiwan: Don't Stop Rabies by Killing Animals

China's ‘Foreign Forces’ Propaganda, Redefined

China's political term "foreign forces" has been reimagined by Chinese netizens to criticize domestic corruption rather than foreign intervention.

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