Mon, May 26, 2014 - Page 8 News List

Prospects of Chinese democracy are grim

By Ho Hsin-chuan 何信全

Seeking change through democratic reform is the only way forward for China. Are the authorities willing to set aside their own selfish interests and those of their party? The detentions of Xu and his colleagues give no cause for optimism.

Ho Hsin-chuan is a professor in National Chengchi University’s philosophy department.

Translated by Julian Clegg

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