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Oiwan Lam · September, 2017

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

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Latest posts by Oiwan Lam from September, 2017

26 September 2017

Despite Censorship, a Former Chinese Soldier Brags of His War Crimes Online


On WeChat, Zhang boasted of killing a woman and raping her teenage daughter in the Sino-Vietnamese War.

20 September 2017

Speaking of Independence Is Getting Harder for Hong Kongers


"The universities can say they don’t support Hong Kong independence, but students and teachers should have the freedom of speech to discuss Hong Kong independence."

13 September 2017

Taiwanese Activist Was Forced to Confess on Camera to ‘Smearing the Chinese Government,’ Allies Say


"...if you see Lee Mingche confess against his will in court....please forgive him. This is just another drama staged by the Chinese government."

China Makes Chat Group Administrators — i.e. Regular Users — Criminally Liable for Unlawful Messages


Chat group administrators are becoming a key human resource in China's internet control infrastructure.

7 September 2017

Chinese Are Questioning the Government's Response to Pyongyang's Nuclear Tests

"Maintaining [social] stability is more important than human life?"

6 September 2017

In Quest for ‘Ideological Security’, China Pushes to Extend Communist Party Influence Inside Tech Firms


Until recently, companies had no obligation to participate in Communist Party activities. But now informal political pressure to do so is getting stronger and stronger.

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