Joseph Yu-shek Cheng is a retired Professor of Political Science and the Coordinator of the Contemporary China Research Project, City University of Hong Kong. He publishes widely on the political development of China and Hong Kong, Chinese foreign policy, and development in southern China. In Hong Kong, he was the convener of the Alliance for True Democracy, and a trustee of the Justice Defense Fund.
Introduction—Disputes Over the Extradition Bill Spill into the Streets of Hong Kong On Sunday, June 9, just over one million Hong Kong residents took part in a protest rally against
The mass protests of May-June 1989—which ended with the killing of unarmed protesters commonly referred to as the “Tiananmen Square Massacre”—were, in all likelihood, the most significant grassroots challenge to