Jan 19, 2015

Charlie Hebdo editor: Cartoon blockers 'blur out democracy'

Charlie Hebdo’s editor criticized newspapers in democratic countries for refusing to republish a cartoon of the Prophet Muhammad that appears on the cover of the satirical magazine’s first edition since much of its staff were killed by Islamist gunmen. The edition that went on ...

Future of Chinese democracy

Oct 21, 2014

Future of Chinese democracy


The Chinese government's insistence that candidates for election to the post of Hong Kong chief executive first be approved by Beijing makes a mockery of its undertaking to introduce universal suffrage.