Elodie Sellier

Hong Kong Media and China’s “Invisible Black Hands”: A Wake-up Call for the World’s Democracies

Since its handover to China in 1997, Hong Kong’s civil society has expressed growing concern over the state of its press freedoms. Local media constantly surrender their freedom of expression by practicing self-censorship for fear of sanctions from the Chinese government. As Beijing seeks to expand the scope of its influence beyond its borders and…

China and the Western World in the Post-2015 Development Agenda: Toward New Patterns of Cooperation?

As emerging economies continue growing at remarkable rates—much faster than their industrialized counterparts—the traditional “North-South” dichotomy is becoming obsolete. As a result, the patterns of development cooperation, once dominated by the industrialized countries, are shifting toward new aid models.

Hong Kong Media and China’s “Invisible Black Hands”: A Wake-up Call for the World’s Democracies

Since its handover to China in 1997, Hong Kong’s civil society has expressed growing concern over the state of its press freedoms. Local media constantly surrender their freedom of expression by practicing self-censorship for fear of sanctions from the Chinese government. As Beijing seeks to expand the scope of its influence beyond its borders and…

China and the Western World in the Post-2015 Development Agenda: Toward New Patterns of Cooperation?

As emerging economies continue growing at remarkable rates—much faster than their industrialized counterparts—the traditional “North-South” dichotomy is becoming obsolete. As a result, the patterns of development cooperation, once dominated by the industrialized countries, are shifting toward new aid models.