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CRF 2011, no. 4 - This Issue’s Contributors

February 1, 2012

Bao Pu is a political commentator and the publisher of New Century Press in Hong Kong. He is also one of the translators and editors of Prisoner of the State: The Secret Journal of Premier Zhao Ziyang (2009). He serves on the board of Human Rights in China.

Simon Chu is an archivist by profession and a vocal advocate for archival legislation in Hong Kong. He joined the Public Records Office of the Hong Kong Government in 1984 and served as head of the government archives in 1990–2007. He is currently an adjunct associate professor at Hong Kong University SPACE and the Chinese University of Hong Kong, where he teaches archival science and history.

Fu Hualing is a professor of law and the head of the department of law at the University of Hong Kong. Professor Fu’s research interests include constitutional law and human rights, with a special focus on the criminal justice system and media law in China. He serves on the board of Human Rights in China.

Han Dongfang is the founder and director of China Labour Bulletin (CLB). Han has been an advocate for workers’ rights in China for more than two decades. He first came to international prominence when he helped set up the Beijing Autonomous Workers’ Federation (BAWF) during the Tiananmen Square protests of 1989. In addition to his work at CLB, Han is on the board of Human Rights in China, and conducts regular interviews with Chinese workers on Radio Free Asia.

Melissa Lam is an independent art curator and an instructor at the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

Lee Cheuk Yan is the General Secretary of the Hong Kong Confederation of Trade Unions, Chairman of the Hong Kong Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements in China, and member of the Hong Kong Legislative Council since 1995. Lee has long been active in the labor and democracy movements.

Si-si Liu is a long-time activist for human rights and women’s issues.

Christine Loh is the CEO of the non-profit policy think tank Civic Exchange based in Hong Kong. She is also the co-chair of the board of Human Rights in China. Loh was a senior business executive before embarking on a political career as a member of the Hong Kong Legislative Council (1992–1997 and 1998–2000). She is the author of many books, including Underground Front: The Chinese Communist Party in Hong Kong.

Jonathan Mirsky is a historian and journalist specializing in Asian affairs. In 1990, he was named British International Reporter of the Year for his coverage of the 1989 Democracy Movement in China. Until 1998, he was the East Asia editor of The Times of London.

Paul Mooney is an American freelance journalist and has reported on China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong since 1985. At various times, he has been on staff at Newsweek, the Far Eastern Economic Review, and the South China Morning Post. He has lived in Beijing since 1994.

Andrew Nathan is Class of 1919 Professor of Political Science  at Columbia University and chair of the steering committee of the Columbia University Center for the Study of Human Rights. He is the co-editor of The Tiananmen Papers and How East Asians View Democracy, and is co-chair of the board of Human Rights in China.

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