Far right pressing in Hong Kong

Sid Zoichi Sid Zoichi is currently on the ground in Hong Kong reporting for Red Flag. Follow @RedFlag_news on Twitter for updates. Sid's previous dispatches can be found here , here , here , and here . ---------- The occupy site at Admiralty was packed with protestors again last Friday. After a plann...CONTINUE READING

'Umbrella revolution' not rained out yet

Sid Zoichi Sid Zoichi is currently on the ground in Hong Kong reporting for Red Flag. Follow @RedFlag_news on Twitter for updates. Sid's previous dispatches can be found here , here , and here . ---------- Often a mass movement will develop rapidly. Two weeks ago no one foresaw that a student protest...CONTINUE READING

A snapshot of opinions at Occupy Hong Kong

Sid Zoichi Sid Zoichi is currently on the ground in Hong Kong reporting for Red Flag. Follow @RedFlag_news on Twitter for updates. ---------- When Hong Kong police fired tear gas to disperse Occupy Central, in the Admiralty district of the city on 28 September, many protesters reasoned that they shou...CONTINUE READING

On the streets in Hong Kong

Sid Zoichi Sid Zoichi is currently on the ground in Hong Kong reporting for Red Flag. Follow @RedFlag_news on Twitter for updates. ---------- Almost immediately on landing in Hong Kong, I experienced the impact of the protest movement: the route A11 bus that connects the airport and CBD couldn’t get...CONTINUE READING

Hong Kong erupts

Sid Zoichi Sid Zoichi is currently on the ground in Hong Kong reporting for Red Flag. Follow @RedFlag_news on Twitter for updates and redflag.org.au for interviews and reports. An inspiring protest movement has swept Hong Kong. Normally, you only find news of this city in the travel and stock market...CONTINUE READING

Mass protests grow on the streets of Hong Kong

Sue Sparks Sue Sparks from British group rs21 reports on the protests growing on the streets of Hong Kong. The mass protests on the streets of Hong Kong over the past few days have been inspiring. The protests started with university students holding class boycotts and then public lectures in central...CONTINUE READING

The struggle of Cambodian garment workers

Ly Pisey Workers are living in fear after a bloody crackdown and imprisonment of labour activists – the repressive response from the Cambodian government to a garment workers’ protest in January that demanded a US$160 monthly wage. Police fired on the strikers, killing at least four, and then arres...CONTINUE READING

Anger continues over ferry tragedy

Kim Bullimore More than 30,000 South Koreans joined a candlelight protest on 17 May to demand that the right wing Park Geun-hye government take responsibility for the Sewol ferry disaster. The Sewol capsized on 16 April with 476 people on board. However, due to a botched rescue attempt by government aut...CONTINUE READING

Mass resistance to the coup smashes political myths

Giles Ji Ungpakorn The most striking thing about this coup d’état is the speed and size of the anti-coup protests. For the last three days, immediately following the coup, mass protests of ordinary people have simultaneously erupted in many areas of Bangkok but also in Chiangmai and other towns. This is hist...CONTINUE READING