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Understanding violence through children’s lives

“Children are not the people of tomorrow, but people today. They are entitled to be taken seriously. They have a right to be treated by adults with tenderness and respect as equals. They should be allowed to grow into whoever…

The Chinese baby and the British bath water

A prominent figure on the Hong Kong political scene and someone who should know better, a lot better, Regina Ip Lau Suk-yee – legislator and chair of the New People’s Party – has written an editorial for the South China…

Indian Ocean: UN Warns of Uptick in Clandestine Migration Despite ‘Horrific’ Dangers

Human Wrongs Watch More people are risking their lives to cross the Indian Ocean on smuggler’s boats despite the great risks involved, including the prospect of “horrific violence,” the United Nations refugee agency on 5 December 2014 warned.  Speaking at a…

Who owns the spoils of war?

When I first heard about Yamashita’s Gold I was skeptical. The amount in tonnage and the amount in money terms were just overwhelming. However, being a fan of the Seagraves and having just been introduced to their writings on the…

India: journalists demand action in Andhra Pradesh

Guwahati: The failure of Andhra Pradesh police in making any breakthrough about the murder of a Telugu journalist a week back has prompted a northeast India based journalist body to express serious concern and annoyances. While condemning the brutal killing…

Hong Kong protests: revisit and revise report on constitutional reform sent to Beijing

The latest petition by the Avaaz Community is having wide circulation and the organisers are saying that in just 84 hours, more than 50.000 signed up to call for an investigation of police violence in Hong Kong. Title: Investigate Hong…

Uranium extraction policy of Mongolia: the current situation

The Uranium Extraction Policy of Mongolia: The Current Situation By Selenge Lkhagvajav, head of the national movement “For a Nuclear Safe Mongolia” 1. Overall background Mongolia is located between Russia and China, two large powers. The territory of Mongolia is…

Hong Kong: a generation has been radicalized

Extract from Facebook Gordon Mathews – anthropologist at The Chinese University of Hong Kong I went to Admiralty last night, to be with my students, after the Hong Kong Federation of Students called for an escalation of protests. I went because…

Hong Kong: Umbrella movement day 65

UMBRELLA MOVEMENT DAY 65 Violent clashes between protesters and police as students admit failure over CGO siege Monday 1 December 2014 Recap by Roydon Ng (www.roydonng.net/blog) FB: Roydon Ng Twitter: @RoydonNg After a night of violent clashes between protesters and…

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