The Chinese Political Dissidents in Exile: Struggle for a Sustainable and Relevant Movement

  title={The Chinese Political Dissidents in Exile: Struggle for a Sustainable and Relevant Movement},
  author={Jie Chen},
  journal={The Open Journal of Political Science},
  • Jie Chen
  • Published 2016
  • Political Science
  • The Open Journal of Political Science
The overseas Chinese democracy movement started in the early 1980s and comprised of the networks, organisations and campaigns of those mainland Chinese activists, in exile mostly in the West, particularly the United States. These dissidents were mainly Democracy Wall (1978-79) veterans, the Tiananmen Square event (1989) student leaders and intellectuals, and other activists who became politicised while studying or living abroad. This paper investigates the reflection and readjustment of the… 
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