Violent crackdown by China could trigger Hong Kong migration

This article by Samantha Dick first appeared in The New Daily on the 9th of October. The threat of Chinese military intervention in Hong Kong could spur locals to seek a new life in nearby countries – and Australia is among their most likely   destinations. Academics watching the progress of an uprising in Hong Kong …

OPINION: A Possible New Script for Hong Kong Protesters

This article by Amanda Tattersall first appeared in The Conversation. It has been reposted by The News Lens. Yesterday was the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China, and protesters in Hong Kong upstaged Beijing’s celebrations. They wanted to build on the global solidarity protests from the past weekend, staged in …

Hong Kong we have a problem. Understanding the way forward

This article first appeared on miragenews.com on the 1st of October. Today is China’s National Day and it marks a significant milestone for the People’s Republic of China- and the Hong Kong protesters and administration know it. The ChangeMakers podcast’s latest series features never-heard-before interviews with survivors of the Tiananmen Square protests, casting new light …