Democracy

民主(希臘語:δημοκρατία,轉寫:dìmokratía)(又稱民主制、民主主義,舊譯為德謨克拉西、德先生),原意指人民的權力,是政體的一種形式,當中人民擁有平等參與公共政策的參與權。 --來自 維基百科


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2017/07/01 | Edward White

Hong Kong Activists Urge Mass Protest amid ‘Whole New Level of Intimidation, Violence’

Democracy activists, alleging police brutality and widespread harassment from pro-Beijing thugs, have called on Hong Kongers to take to the streets this afternoon.

2017/06/29 | TNL Staff

PHOTO STORY: Hong Kong Locked Down for Xi Visit

Animosity towards Beijing has grown in recent years in Hong Kong, particularly among young people.

2017/06/29 | Agence France-Presse

Hong Kong Divided as China's President Xi Arrives

More than 20 activists - including Joshua Wong and young legislator Nathan Law - remained in custody Thursday evening after being arrested for causing a 'public nuisance' during a Wednesday night protest.

2017/06/29 | Suzanne Pepper

Hong Kong and Macau: A Tale of Two Ex-Colonial Cities

Zhang Dejiang's Macau visit serves as a means of explaining to everyone else exactly what is at stake and why Hong Kong has grown increasingly determined to resist Beijing’s idealized assumptions about what 'one country, two systems' is supposed to mean.

2017/06/29 | Agence France-Presse

Hong Kong Handover: The Rise of Military-Style Youth Groups

'If they knew their kids were entering those organizations to become ideological, many of those parents, I would say, would withhold.'

2017/06/26 | Kirsten Han

Singapore's Family Feud: A 'Secret Committee' and the Problem of Due Process

'What we’re seeing now is not regular due process; instead, we have a ministerial committee placed between a rock and a hard place, plagued with considerations and intricacies they should never have had to deal with, and a senior official within the Ministry of Law making statements and arguments related to what is essentially a personal matter for the family to sort out, all while the actual Minister of Law is a member of the committee.'

2017/06/26 | Daniel Fazio

Money is Power: Chinese Political Donations Threaten Australian Democracy

Australia’s political parties taking substantial donations from sources linked to the Chinese Communist Party raises serious concerns, Daniel Fazio writes.

2017/06/21 | Kuan Chen

VOICES: 'We Are Not Extremists' - Activists Talk Chinese Suppression

'We are not radical Islamists. We are not extremists or terrorists. China is driving us into a corner. That’s why some people fight back.'

2017/06/21 | Michael Barr

Singapore PM's Family Feud Reveals Rise of the 'First Lady'

Perhaps the most startling and truly new development is the emergence of the importance of Lee Hsien Loong’s wife, Ho Ching.

2017/06/08 | TNL Staff

CARTOON: China Rebuffs Taiwan President's Comments on Tiananmen Massacre

China hit back at President Tsai-Ing-wen’s tweets that called for China to adopt democratic reforms.

2017/06/07 | Alan Tidwell

Martial Law, Duterte and the Death of Democracy

Does martial law in Mindanao spell the end of democracy in the Philippines? Alan Tidwell takes a look at the state of democracy in the Southeast Asian nation.

2017/06/01 | Joseph Y. S. Cheng

Beijing’s Cold Policy Towards Hong Kong's Pro-Democracy Camp

No constructive dialogue now exists between the political establishment and the full spectrum of the pro-democracy movement.