Anastasia Lin

Anastasia Lin is a US-based commentator, actor and model who was refused re-entry into China due to her commentary about human rights abuses. She is the Centre for Independent Studies 2019 Max Hartwell Scholar-in-Residence.


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  • How Chinese ‘lost humanity’ 24 August 2019 | The Australian
    Riot police detain a protester at Kowloon Bay in Hong Kong. Mainland Chinese once had as much compassion as Hongkongers. I was stranded in Hong Kong once — and it was a wonderful experience. I’d been selected to represent Canada…
    Riot police detain a protester at Kowloon Bay in Hong Kong. Mainland Chinese once had as much compassion as Hongkongers. I was stranded in Hong Kong once — and it was a wonderful experience. I’d been selected to represent Canada…
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  • Security is key issue 16 August 2019 | Ideas@TheCentre
    Given the recent news regarding the arrests of Canadian, Australian, UK and US citizens in China — as retaliation toward these countries’ exercise of sovereignty and international rules — it’s clear that the Communist Party of China (CPC) is starting…
    Given the recent news regarding the arrests of Canadian, Australian, UK and US citizens in China — as retaliation toward these countries’ exercise of sovereignty and international rules — it’s clear that the Communist Party of China (CPC) is starting…
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