Author of The People's Republic of Amnesia: Tiananmen Revisited, Visiting Professor of Journalism at the University of Michigan

China Is Exporting its Tiananmen Censorship, and We Are All Victims

foreignpolicy.com — When I was considering whether to write a book on the legacy of the Tiananmen Square massacre, I had to weigh the possibility of being banned from the country that had been home for a decade. It was where I met my husband and where our two children were born.

‘Staying’-An Excerpt from ‘People’s Republic of Amnesia’

chinafile.com — Zhang Ming has become used to his appearance startling small children. Skeletally thin, with cheeks sunk deep into his face, he walked gingerly across the cream-colored hotel lobby as if his limbs were made of glass. On his forehead were two large, perfectly circular purple-red bruises, one above each eye.

North Korea Greets Its Next Leader

wbur.org — North Korea introduced its heir apparent, Kim Jong Un, to its people in a massive military parade Sunday. The reclusive country marked the 65th anniversary of the ruling Workers' Party with a celebration that was televised live -- for the first time ever -- underlining the importance of the coming-out party.

Learning your Chinese highway code

news.bbc.co.uk — My family has a poor record with driving tests. I failed mine four times in the UK. My father failed his first test for going too slowly, while my mother even managed to hit a police car on her first go. So it was with some trepidation that I faced the prospect of getting my driving licence in China.

Historic Jewish Haven In Shanghai Faces Demolition

npr.org — Part of Shanghai's Jewish history is under threat from bulldozers. The White Horse Inn, a restaurant and nightclub for Jewish refugees in the 1930s and '40s, is among a number of buildings inside the city's Jewish district set to be knocked down to make way for a widened road.

‘Staying’-An Excerpt from ‘People’s Republic of Amnesia’

chinafile.com — Zhang Ming has become used to his appearance startling small children. Skeletally thin, with cheeks sunk deep into his face, he walked gingerly across the cream-colored hotel lobby as if his limbs were made of glass. On his forehead were two large, perfectly circular purple-red bruises, one above each eye.

Hong Kong’s ‘Common Aspiration’ Is Anything But

foreignpolicy.com — In early January, the Hong Kong government released a report on the "recent community and political situation in Hong Kong:" in other words, where things stand after 2014 Hong Kong protests, which saw hundreds of thousands protesting in the city's streets for more democracy.

Scenes from Occupy Hong Kong’s Last Stand

newyorker.com — On Thursday, an argument over confetti briefly convulsed a small corner of the encampment set up by Occupy Hong Kong protesters in Hong Kong's Admiralty district. Tiny silver hexagons carpeted the tarmac between colorful tents that demonstrators had pitched on one of the city's key expressways, and some people were accusing those scattering the glitter of trivializing a serious political struggle.

Tiananmen Revisited by Louisa Lim Nov 06-Dec 06, 2014(showing 1-30 of 166) entries

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Businessman Chosen As Hong Kong's Next Leader

npr.org — A selection committee in Hong Kong has chosen a former Cabinet chief as the southern Chinese financial hubs next leader. The voters were handpicked by Beijing. Leung Chun-ying's term will start in July. Copyright © 2012 NPR. For personal, noncommercial use only. See Terms of Use. For other uses, prior permission required.
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Jul 01, 2015

A Scientific Ethical Divide Between China and West. Great piece by @dktatlow nyti.ms/1JlcrMQ

Jul 01, 2015

RT @SCMP_News: #China passes sweeping national security law - with implications for Hong Kong. ow.ly/P1i0R #GetChina pic.twitter.com/mhRXP7dPbE

Jul 01, 2015

HK government says National Security Law will not be applied to HK info.gov.hk/gia/general/20… via @krislc

Jun 30, 2015

Two pan-democrats say Hong Kong government snubbed them on handover commemoration scmp.com/news/hong-kong… via @SCMP_News

Jun 30, 2015

RT @RosieGray: "I heard on the radio that there is a Cabinet mtg this am. Is there?" pic.twitter.com/LkomHFJAXD

Jun 30, 2015

World's worst water park? Newly opened in Mengzi, Yunnan. Not a single taker. pic.twitter.com/aj69LYziSd

Jun 30, 2015

@chinarhyming @marjoriemliu ICYMI here's the rogue unicorn who knocked over legislator Regina Ip in "hero moment" scmp.com/news/hong-kong…

Jun 30, 2015

On HK police website, my favourite downloadable form is "Application for Lion/Dragon/Unicorn Dance Permit". #hklife

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