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YCW HK: William Nee - The State of Civil Society in China (Wednesday, Octob...
Wed 19 October 2016, 19:30 – 21:00 HKT
We invite you to join us for the next session of Young China Watchers in Hong Kong with William Nee. Nee is China Researcher for Amnesty International’s East Asia Regional Office in Hong Kong. He will be speaking about the state of civil society in China.
About William Nee
As China researcher for Amnesty International’s East Asia regional office, William carries out research on human rights in China, particularly on freedom of expression, human rights defenders, and the death penalty. He also monitors the situation in the Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region. William’s commentary has appeared in The Diplomat, the Hong Kong Free Press, and Open Democracy, and he is frequently quoted in outlets like the
Guardian, the Washington Post, Reuters, the New York Times, and on TV news programs for the BBC, Al-Jazeera, NBC, ABC and others. Before joining Amnesty, William worked for China Labour Bulletin, where he was Development Director, and he also worked at Human Rights in China. William was also a lecturer at Shanghai University and Shanghai Jiaotong University.