Edward White

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Edward White is International Editor with The News Lens. 

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2016/10/17 | Edward White
Vietnamese Netizens Defiant Despite Looming Prison Threats
‘What doesn’t kill you only makes you stronger’: Vietnamese bloggers and political activists will continue to criticize authorities, despite the ever-present threat of jail and an increasingly confident government.
2017/06/06 | Edward White
Q&A: 'The Ideology Won’t Die' — Ousted Lawmakers on the Future of Hong Kong Protest Movement
Hong Kong political activists Yau Wai-ching and Sixtus ‘Baggio’ Leung believe that they, along with other youth leaders, may be behind bars by the time the Chinese President Xi Jinping visits Hong Kong later this month.
2016/09/26 | Edward White
China-Taiwan Battle Heats Up at UN Air Safety Meeting in Montreal
China claims responsibility for blocking Taiwan at key international aviation meeting; Taiwanese reporters the latest to be shunned.
2016/09/29 | Edward White
Singapore to Jail Teenage Blogger
Controversial Singaporean blogger Amos Yee has been sentenced 38 days in prison for ‘intending to wound religious feelings.’
2016/12/28 | Edward White
Trump’s Unlikely Ally: The Chinese Dissident
A high-profile Chinese dissident sees U.S. President-elect Donald Trump as a potential game changer for human rights in China.
2017/07/14 | Edward White
Hong Kong By-Elections Now Loom as Critical Test for Democracy Movement
A court decision today paves the way for a series of by-elections that may prove critical for the future of Hong Kong’s democracy movement.
2016/10/05 | Edward White
China Blamed as Thailand Detains Hong Kong Pro-Democracy Activist
A political party in Taiwan has slammed China after Hong Kong’s pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong was detained in Bangkok.
2016/10/03 | Edward White
Popular Political Blog Goes Offline in China
Another day, another politically sensitive website disappears in China.
2016/07/25 | Edward White
Beijing Shuts Down Investigative, Political Online News Programs
Beijing has banned original reporting in online news programs in what many commentators see as the latest move to restrict political dissent in China.
2016/09/20 | Edward White
Hong Kong’s Pro-Independence Party Turns Focus to School Students
Despite being barred from standing in the Hong Kong’s elections, one political party is hard at work building support for independence from China among high school students.
2017/01/05 | Edward White
Chinese Bloggers Who Exposed Thousands of Protests Remain in Detention, No Trial
Two Chinese bloggers who detailed thousands of public protests await formal charges six months after being detained. There have also been reports of torture.
2016/07/29 | Edward White
INTERVIEW: Future Hangs in the Balance for HK Student Leader Nathan Law
Tense times: One of Hong Kong’s most iconic anti-Beijing student leaders is at a crossroads.     
2016/06/27 | Edward White
Activists Seek Answers as China Detains Bloggers
Human rights activists call for answers as bloggers who exposed protests in China go missing.
2016/10/12 | Edward White
Indonesian LGBT Activists Wary on Gay Sex Ban Court Decision
The anti-LGBT sentiment that swept through Indonesia earlier this year appears to have mellowed somewhat in recent months. But efforts by conservative religious groups to marginalize the LGBT community continue.
2016/12/05 | Edward White
Does Trump Spell the End for Kissinger’s China-U.S. Strategy?
Does the historic Trump-Tsai call mark the beginning of the end for America's long-held strategy with China?