A media activist, researcher and educator currently based in Hong Kong. My Twitter account is @oiwan and personal views are published on: patreon.com/oiwan
Latest posts by Oiwan Lam from June, 2022
Hong Kong paints the city red for the 25th anniversary of its handover to China
The city has been adorned with China’s national flags and Hong Kong’s regional flags, creating a sea of red. Chinese President Xi Jinping is expected to attend the grand celebrations
Decoding Chinese online lexicon: How Jade came to represent the Chinese President Xi Jinping
Overseas Chinese dissidents have successfully reinterpreted the term “Fei Cui” (jade) to mean “negating Xi” and “Xi dies.”
An ice cream treat exposes the paradoxical nature of June 4th censorship in China
The censorship of Li Jiaqi has indicated a paradox: If one wants to stay away from politically sensitive topics, he has to learn all the forbidden topics.
Tiananmen Massacre vigils are banned in Hong Kong, though memorials persist across the world
Hongkongers were warned not to test the law and the authorities’ determination in enforcing the law.
Chinese nationalists scapegoat feminists and LGBTQ+ people for the declining birth rate
"This government is so consistent in treating women's body as a tool for its economic development goals, and in violating women's reproductive choice and bodily autonomy."